How early trauma changes the brain

Stomach-Ache-in-ChildrenNPR continues to explore how mental health issues are affecting our schools. The research shows that early trauma can have lifelong consequences.

And we see it. Many of our clients are children and teens who are either in foster care of have been adopted out of foster care. Let me tell you, today it takes a lot to get a child getty_rf_photo_of_tween_boy_having_sleeping_troubleremoved from their birth parents, so these kids have seen it all. Drug and alcohol abuse. Verbal, physical and emotional abuse of themselves or others. Neglect and abandonment. The impact of these early experiences can be devastating.

We are here to help. Though work with horses many kids and Turning Baxter outteens can start the process of healing. They build self-confidence and find a sense of self-worth. They can learn to calm the inner turmoil, practicing self-soothing and calming skills. They can learn to trust themselves and others…All through their experiences with horses.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

N.E.A.T. is located 10 min. north of Carson City and 20 min. South of Reno. Our team of mental health associates are here to help. Call or email to set up an appointment to tour our ranch and meet the horses. We will learn OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAmore about what you are dealing with and share how we might be able to help.

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