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Just a few years ago, Robert Johnson says he was spiraling out of control. Barely 20 years old, he was sleeping in an old Buick Royale he bought with his last $100 and parked next to a Fred Meyer store in Northeast Portland. His parents... Read More
The statistics are startling. More than 10,000 Oregon children were confirmed victims of abuse in 2012. Of those, about 1,500 were sexual abuse. Nationally, experts estimate one in 10 children are sexually abused. More than 90% of the... Read More
Chart above: Research published in the the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (Vol 14, Issue 4 , May 1998) found “a strong graded relationship between the breadth of exposure to abuse or household dysfunction during childhood and... Read More
What happens in early childhood matters. Those of us who have dedicated our careers to early childhood issues know that the early years of life are crucial not only for individual health and physical development, but also for cognitive and... Read More