Experiencing childhood trauma is something that can impact the rest of your life. Trauma experienced during childhood can lead to life-long symptoms of PTSD and other mental health issues like depression and anxiety. This can be debilitating to every aspect of daily life including personal relationships, thought patterns, behaviors, self-esteem, and more. Some people never recover from the childhood trauma they’ve lived through. However, those who choose to work toward healing with childhood trauma treatment can learn to utilize tools that can help them overcome the impacts of childhood trauma. This way, they can live healthier, more fulfilling lives.
At Yellowbrick, we provide emerging adults who have experienced childhood trauma with the resources needed to better understand trauma and its impacts on their lives. Plus, our childhood trauma treatment programs provide them with the means of recognizing how to overcome these impacts. Therefore, providing a space of healing. But, what can one expect from a childhood treatment program?
Nearly every person experiences trauma at some point in their lives. But, those who experience trauma as children may be differently affected by traumatic experiences. There are many different types of trauma that children can experience including physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, the sudden death of a loved one, etc. Experiencing trauma as a child can lead to a childhood filled with negative feelings including fear, unsafety, and exposure. Living with these debilitating feelings throughout childhood can lead to the development of mental health issues that last into adulthood.
Living through childhood trauma can result in some things. When childhood trauma is not treated, adults who have experienced can experience issues like:
People who have suffered from childhood trauma can get help through treatment. Trauma treatment can provide individuals with the tools, support, and education required to better understand trauma and how to manage the symptoms of trauma that can come from everyday life. Treatment can also provide therapeutic outlets and psychiatric care for mental health issues that have developed as a result of childhood trauma.
There are several benefits to choosing to get help through treatment for trauma including:
Do you struggle with the impacts of childhood trauma? Yellowbrick offers help for young adults who have lived through traumatic experiences. Find out more about our programs, like our trauma recovery program, and what we do to help support emerging adults who struggle with mental health challenges.
Yellowbrick collaborates with adolescents and emerging adults, ages 16-30's, their families and participating professionals toward the development and implementation of a strategic “Life Plan.” An integrative, multi-specialty consultation clarifies strengths, limitations, and risks, and defines motivations, goals and choices.
A mental health condition that’s characterized by intense shifts in mood including both manic and depressive episodes.
People living with Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, experience episodes of depression and sadness that are debilitating to daily life.
Those living with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety and stress that interfere negatively with daily life.
A mental health issue in which a person’s cognitive function is impaired, resulting in symptoms like experiencing challenges with conducting speech, reading and writing, and behavior.
Mental health disorders that negatively affect a person’s behaviors, thought patterns, and function. People diagnosed with these disorders experience challenges with managing relationships and understanding various situations.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that people can develop as a result of experiencing traumatic situations, characterized by symptoms including flashbacks, avoidance behaviors, and more.
A mental health condition that is characterized by specific symptoms of forgetfulness and lack of concentration, which makes it challenging to complete necessary tasks.
Mental health conditions that interfere with a person’s eating habits, thought patterns, and behaviors in negative ways.
A mental health disorder diagnosable with the DSM-5 that is characterized by both obsessions and compulsive behaviors.