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Brains: Journey to Resilience

Learn about the resilience scale in this short animation developed by the Alberta Family Wellness Initiate. Duration: 8 mins


"Just Breathe" by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films)

The inspiration for “Just Breathe” first came about a little over a year ago when I overheard my then 5-year-old son talking with his friend about how emotions affect different regions of the brain, and how to calm down by taking deep breaths. Duration: 4 mins



How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime (Nadine Burke Harris)

Overview: Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. Duration: 16 mins

A Call to Connection: Making Childhood Trauma Personal (Dr. Allison Jackson)

Overview: Silence gives consent. Choosing a story of silence raises our chances of mortality rates when ACEs are involved. If silence is a killer then why do we do nothing? Duration: 10 mins

Taming And Tending Your Meerkat Brain (Jane Evans)

Overview: Find out how our Meerkat Brain, Elephant Brain and Monkey Brain interact when we are growing up, and most crucially how we can help children calm their inner meerkat, whatever troubles they have experienced. Duration: 20 mins

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