By Alyse Campbell, Associate Director of Student Well-Being, Gender-Based Violence Prevention |
August 22, 2023
The ‘Red Zone’ is a period of time from the start of the fall semester through Thanksgiving break when a majority of sexual assault occurs on college campuses. This post explains why that is, and what we can do about it.
This essay was originally delivered as the keynote speech at the 2023 Out of the Darkness Walk, an annual event designed to engage young adults in the fight to prevent suicide. It discusses suicidal feelings and attempted suicide.
By Karen Taylor, LCSW-C, Senior Staff Social Worker and Coordinator of Trauma-Focused Services, Homewood Counseling Center, Alyse Campbell, Associate Director of Student Well-Being, Gender-Based Violence Prevention, and Molly Hutchison, Health Education Specialist |
April 27, 2023
Pleasure, the feeling of enjoyment, is integral to healing from trauma. While desensitizing or numbing oneself to the pain of the trauma is a survival strategy many people need to employ at various times, it is not the same as healing.