Trauma and wellbeing

There is wide youth justice sector interest around the impact of attachment, trauma and adverse childhood experiences on children in the youth justice system and the relationship to their offending behaviour.

Trauma-informed approaches aim to work with children to help them to feel physically and emotionally safe, to develop trust, to take account of their preferences and incorporate their input into decision-making. In creating collaboration, children may become empowered to maximise their strengths, capabilities and potential.

This section provides information about how trauma-informed practice is developing and resources that can support it. it also contains information regarding drug and mental wellbeing resources.

Summary: Report by YoungMinds concerning impact of adversity and trauma on the mental health of children.     YoungMinds have published Prioritising Adversity and Trauma-Informed Care for Children and Young People in England report which brings together contributions from academics, clinicians, commissioners and frontline professionals in regards to raising awareness about the impact of adversity and trauma on the mental…
Summary: Infomation reguarding Alprozolam, also known as Xanax.   Alprazolam, commonly known as Xanax (after one of the most common brand names), is an anti-anxiety medicine in the benzodiazepine family and similar to diazepam (Valium). Alprazolam is however around 10 times stronger and has a quicker/shorter-acting effect.  Those that take alprazolam may quite quickly feel relaxed, tired and sleepy. Some…
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