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The Support Young Men Need (But Might Not Admit) When Impacted by Trauma

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Emerging adult men need help sorting through emotions after experiencing trauma, whether they will admit to it or not. By learning about the symptoms young men exhibit after a traumatic event and the personal struggles involved in moving forward, parents will be able to identify if the healing process would be complimented by seeking professional support.

Trauma and its impacts

Trauma can be defined as an occurrence, or series of events, in which the integrity of life is threatened.  Trauma may involve dangers to physical or emotional health, and may leave a lasting impact on its victim. Examples of trauma include acts of violence, like sexual assault or physical attack, or involvement in a life-changing event, like a serious accident or natural disaster. Continue reading The Support Young Men Need (But Might Not Admit) When Impacted by Trauma