Ping. Beep. Buzz. Flash. Your phone wants your attention, right now. It just has to tell you that someone texted or liked your Instagram post, or that there’s Breaking News! And while you're at it, check your email, because you haven’t in five or ten minutes.
Clarence Edwards, Policy Advocate and Strategist
I went through the majority of my adult life with few problems or serious challenges. Life was progressively moving upward; job I wanted, wife I dreamt of having. It wasn’t perfect, but it was going there...
Adele Somma, Therapist and Social Worker
Recently, I was at a conference where Dr. Dan Siegel said that “consciousness is necessary for change.” We are in a time of a gigantic shift in humanity and policing. I believe that moving forward, police officers are becoming more conscious of the deep impacts we have on our communities. More
Tight chest. Racing thoughts. Suffocation. It was so familiar it was almost comforting.
What began as social anxiety turned into panic after I witnessed the September 11th attacks in 2001. I wouldn’t be diagnosed with PTSD until fifteen years later, but for more than a decade the symptoms of Anxiety Disorder NOS followed me around like a cloud. More