UNION — Healthy U Behavioral Health (Union County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse) is sponsoring “The Journey From Trauma To Survival” this Friday at 9 a.m. at the SCWorks office at 103 W. Main St., Union.
Subtitled “How Survivors See The World,” the event features Steph Smith, Trauma Survivor Services Specialist for Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County. She is also the founder of Voices for All, which provides free, confidential community support groups for adults and teenage survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
The announcement states that Smith will share information on many topics to include the meaning of trauma and the therapies used. Those topics include:
Objectives for Counselors and Interns
• What survivors wish you knew
• What therapies have worked for her, how she healed, and how she has helped others
• Why your facility needs a Trauma Informed Care system
Objectives for Trauma Survivors
• Inspiration to not give up and to realize that healing is possible
• Encouragement to exercise, eat right and take better care of themselves
Objectives for Colleges and General Audiences
• What trauma is
• How the impact of trauma touches everyone
• Why we need to embrace a Trauma Informed Care world
For more information please feel free to contact Healthy U Behavioral Health Services at 864-429-1656.
This story courtesy of Healthy U Behavioral Health.