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Readers are immediately drawn into Dr. Nadine Burke Harris’s new book, The Deepest Well, with a compelling account of a 43-year-old man who is suffering a stroke. He’s young and healthy, and doctors are perplexed why someone with no risk... Read More
Oregon recently joined 25 other states in offering an infant mental health endorsement for professionals. The certification is funded in part by Oregon Health Authority’s Maternal and Child Health section and The Ford Family Foundation and... Read More
Teachers see it all too often: a young child melting down and reacting inappropriately — even violently — to everyday occurrences such as being told to put his or her toy away.Some would see the episode as a result of the child making bad... Read More
The title of child psychiatrist Bruce Perry’s book, The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, promises a compelling read — and it delivers. In each of his 12 page-turning chapters, Perry draws on his years of treating traumatized children to... Read More
The statistics are staggering — one in 10 children experience some form of sexual abuse before they turn 18. And studies have shown that consequences don’t stop with the abuse, which has been linked to adverse health, mental and societal... Read More
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