Dealing With Childhood Trauma
What is childhood trauma?
Childhood trauma occurs when negative events or situations are experienced during
childhood. A study performed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration found that more than two thirds of children reported at least one traumatic
event by the time they turned 16. This damage is so impactful that it often continues to affect
those who suffer from it well into their adulthood. There are a number of different ways that
childhood trauma can present itself or come about. Some of these traumas include: