‘Your Life After Trauma’ Radio: ‘Penn State and RAINN Team Up in Support of Abuse Survivors’

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Penn State and RAINN are teaming up to raise funds for the victims of the recent abuse reports. In the last week alone they have raised over $350,000. RAINN speaker, Patrick McDonald, joins us to discuss this unique venture. This week on YOUR LIFE AFTER TRAUMA, RAINN speaker, Patrick McDonald will be talking about how they are teaming up with Penn State to provide aid to the survivors of abuse.
The holidays are coming up and for many survivors that means a host of triggers are headed their way. Finding the coping strategies that work best for you might be the best gift you give yourself this year. Social media expert Louise DiCarlo will tell us how to use social media to destress over the holidays, and one survivor, Teresa Joyce explains how she is fighting her way to recovery.The show airs 7-8pm EST on Seaview Radio in Florida, 95.9FM/106.9FM/960AM.

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Here are a few articles on the holidays from the Heal My PTSD archives:


PTSD & Holiday Stress: How To Avoid A Meltdown


Professional Perspective: How to Destress Your Holiday


PTSD Symptoms & The Holidays: 7 Tips for how to cope

Our Guests:

RAINN, The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotline’s free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

Louise DiCarlo is a certified online community producer and has been speaking and writing about social media since the mid 90s. She started managing communities for ThriveOnline, a San Francisco based joint venture between AOL and Time Inc magazines. She also started writing for AOL’s EA Teen Asylum. In 2000 Thrive was bought out by Oxygen Media, owned by Nickelodeon’s Geraldine Laybourne and Oprah Winfrey.  In 2002 Louise made the switch over to Oxygen Media and was a Community Producer until 2006.

In 2006 she began doing marketing and communications for small businesses on Long Island and began introducing them to the virtual world.  Today Louise successfully manages marketing, communications and online communities for clients across the world. She is also a featured writer for threevillagepatch.com with a monthly column on social media.

Teresa Joyce is the survivor of childhood abuse and domestic violence. She has written a book about her experiences and continues to work toward her healing through writing on her blog.


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