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Trauma and/or Abuse

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Trauma and abuse take on many forms.

It applies to present and past events.

Abuse can be physical, emotional, or psychological, and should not be ignored (regardless of whether it's in the past or present).

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Seek professional help.

Speak with a counselor.

  • Abuse and its effects are not something a person can just ignore or forget about.
  • Contact the Counseling and Wellness Center at 435-283-7136 to make an appointment.

Adjusting to college isn’t easy…

It may present new challenges for victims.

Students who were victims during childhood may have developed patterns of behavior in order to survive their environments; when that environment changes, these behavior patterns create conflict and life difficulty.

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There is hope for victims.

Students who have been abused should...

  • Come to terms with their abuse.
  • Grieve their abuse.
  • Replace past behavior with more productive patterns for living (if applicable).

There is no glory in being a victim all your life.

no one needs to be a victim.

Bad things happen to all people; however, it is a person's choice to let that determine or not determine the outcome of their existence.

Contact us at 435.283.7136