Listen to the highlights from Day 1 of the Zarrow Mental Health Symposium keynote sessions.
First, Esmé Weijun Wang shares personal stories highlighting her experiencing living with severe mental illness. She challenges to the audience to expand their view of what recovery and resilience really means.
Then, listen to Stephanie Covington discusses women in the "criminal injustice system." She explains the difference between tolerable stress and destructive stress, and how it affects brain development and children. "Think about what percentage of the women in our jails and prisons grew up in families with relentless stress in communities of violence -- A very high percentage."
Oct 22 2019
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Nov 04 2019
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