Light 2020: A Multistate Educational Conference on Human Trafficking The Center for Prevention of Abuse is proud to host Light 2020: A Multistate Educational Conference on Human Trafficking on April 1-2, 2020 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino in East Peoria, Illinois. Light 2020 aims to bring together experts, service providers, educators, and stakeholders in Illinois […]
Hi Everyone!! The nerd in me is extremely excited to share this post with you. This story begins in 2007 in a cancer center in Overlook New Jersey, it ends in 2019 Tengboche, a small town about 5 miles from Mt. Everest! While I was chemotherapy treatment, I was more depressed than I realized. I […]
Today is World Mental Health Day. I have been asked to write something about this day to help raise awareness. I didn’t think I had anything to add to this conversation until I made my coffee this morning. My morning coffee ritual reminded me of how mental health is with us 24/7, it becomes a […]
Lockey Maisonneuve calls herself the “Girl Raised by Wolves.” She had abusive, neglectful parents and hated when people told her she couldn’t heal until she forgave her abusers. She found healing through yoga and was able to release her pain, and now she teaches others. Listen to this podcast.
First, I have to ask. Do you have a healing plan? If so, is it your plan and or did someone “who knows what you need” create it? My intention in this inquiry is to create clarity for you. Because one thing I know for sure, is that if you aren’t healing on your own […]
Never once did any adult in my life asked me what it was like to be an 12-year-old girl who lived alone with an alcoholic father. After our relatives brought my father and I back from Florida so he could go in to recovery, the focus was on him and his recovery. Not one person […]