As an organization with a vested interest in the health and well-being of our community, we’re always on the lookout for opportunities to spread our message to new people. We’re so excited that one such opportunity has developed not far from our facility at Fork n’ Pint in Waterford, where they’ve introduced a charity pint benefiting CARE House! For every pint they sell of Norm’s Raggedy A** IPA by Griffin Claw Brewing Company, Fork n’ Pint will donate $1 to CARE House.

As mentioned previously, each survivor’s reaction to abuse will vary, which causes the kinds of treatments available to be very diverse in their uses. After experiencing CSA, the process through which an individual may begin to cope with that trauma will vary from person to person. However, it is possible to identify common themes in the initial coping mechanisms of survivors of CSA. It is also possible to recognize common repercussions of the same or similar types of abuse (e.g.

Children learn by what they are taught in the world. They learn by their experiences, for example, if a crying infant’s caregiver responds to their cries by picking them up and soothing them, they learn that they will be taken care of when they cry. If a child is grounded for not cleaning their room, they will learn that  there will be consequences for their actions. Children also learn by intentional design, like a caregiver teaching a child how to brush their teeth or a teacher providing instruction on higher math.