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31 Oct 19
𝗧𝘆𝗽𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝘂𝗺𝗮 (thread)

Individual Trauma: results from an event, series of events, or set of circumstances experienced by an individual as physically or emotionally harmful or life-threatening with lasting adverse effects on their wellbeing. #TraumaInformedKE Image
𝗦𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗹𝗲 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘂𝗺𝗮: a big incident that leaves a community with painful memories that alter their social health, eg a massacre, bombing, car accident, house fire, etc. It lingers with them for a long time. #TraumaInformedKE Image
𝗦𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗼𝘂𝘀 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘂𝗺𝗮: is trauma obtained from supporting others who have experienced trauma. There can be a build up of stress over time that can cause changes to one's psychological, physical & spiritual well-being. #TraumaInformedKE Image
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