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Los Alamos County has proclaimed the month of November as Mental Health Awareness Month. As such, the Los Alamos County Health Care Program is raising awareness of trauma, the devastating impact it has on physical, emotional and mental well-being and how therapeutic techniques based in neuroscience can mitigate these effects and create dramatic changes in people’s lives.
A traumatic event — which threatens lives, safety or personal integrity — can affect individuals profoundly.
“Most people think that ‘trauma’ refers to physical trauma that occurs as a result of a car accident or assault,” said Therese Baca, Health Care Coordinator. “But it’s much more than that.”
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