trauma

APsaA Calls for Laws Controlling the Availability of Dangerous Firearms

 
 
Psychoanalytic Association Calls for Laws
Controlling the Availability of Dangerous Firearms

 

APsaA Calls For Protecting "Dreamers"

 

Psychoanalytic Association Calls on Leaders to Protect Promise to Dreamers

New York, NY - September 19 , 2017 – The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) is encouraged by recent news that President Trump is negotiating a deal with congressional leaders regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) after previously calling for its repeal.

Hurricane Harvey Will Have Lasting Mental Health Impact Says Leading Psychoanalytic Association

 

Hurricane Harvey Will Have Lasting Mental Health Impact
Says Leading Psychoanalytic Association

 

APsaA Calls on Leaders To Speak Out Loudly, Boldly, and Specifically About Hate Groups

 
 
Leaders Must Speak Out Loudly, Boldly, and Specifically About Hate Groups
Says Leading Psychoanalytic Association
 

Blog: Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL

Stop and Frisk Murders the SOUL
 
Enduring psychic injury to both victim and bystander
 
By Annie Lee Jones, PhD
 

Blog: Bullying Is Not The Same As Teasing

 

Bullying Is Not The Same As Teasing

Teasing does not create trauma, or unmanageable helplessness.  Bullying does.

Blog: Parents as role models: Talking with Kids about Frightening Events

It is impossible to completely shield children from learning about horrific events which occur: terrorist attacks, police shootings, and police being killed. The pervasive and repetitive news coverage of these frightening events, particularly on cable news programs, news flashes on our iPads and cell phones, and on social media makes them impossible to completely avoid. In general, children, especially young children, should be shielded by insuring as much as possible that they avoid watching these events on TV and mobile screens.

News: APsaA Mourns Victims of Orlando Terrorist Attack, Calls for Action

Photo by Steve Nesius/Reuters
 
Leading Psychoanalytic Association Mourns Victims of Orlando Terrorist Attack,
Calls for Action
 

News: APsaA Calls on Governor Snyder to Apologize, Lead By Example

 
AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC GROUP CALLS ON GOVERNOR SNYDER TO APOLOGIZE TO FLINT RESIDENTS, LEAD BY EXAMPLE
 
New York, NY – March 8, 2016 – Mental Health experts from the American Psychoanalytic Association are calling on Governor Rick Snyder to lead by example and address the social and emotional damage caused to citizens by the Flint water crisis.
 

Blog: Talking to Children About Terrorism

 
The trauma experienced from terrorist attacks will provoke a range of immediate and delayed emotional reactions in both adults and children. These may include anxiety, depression, rage, insomnia, nightmares and irritability.
 
Here are some helpful suggestions to keep in mind:

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