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Month: October 2019

The Vicarious Trauma of Pro-Life Advocates on the Front Lines

The Vicarious Trauma of Pro-Life Advocates on the Front Lines

While a single traumatic event may trigger debilitating symptoms, the Trauma Center of the Justice Resource Institute indicates that the longer the exposure to such events, the higher likelihood responders will suffer symptoms of post-traumatic stress.  We know that without education and supportive services they can struggle to reach out for help.  Women and men can experience a sense of shame when they feel overwhelmed by the pain and loss that are part of their vocations.  They may fear the…

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