Sending our thoughts to Charleston

Aurora Strong Resilience Center joins with people everywhere to send our condolences to the families of the nine shooting victims killed senselessly while in prayer at the Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. We pray for the city of Charleston and American cities all over our country, and condemn hate crimes and those who perpetrate them! Thanks. Ernie

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ASRC Community Survey

ASRC Community Survey

Dear Community Members:As a part of the strategic planning process our consultants at Cultivation Center are gathering input from a variety of stakeholders (advisory board, staff, volunteers, and community members) to inform the final strategic plan priorities, goals, and objectives. We need your help in distributing the Community Survey to gather additional information from anyone who might be connected to ASRC outside our board and staff. The...

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Coping Strategies for Traumatic Stress and PTSD Symptoms

Positive coping actions are those that help to reduce anxiety, lessen other distressing reactions, and improve the situation in a way that does not harm the survivor further. These types of coping actions improve things not only for today but for the future as well. Positive coping methods include: Using natural supports and talking with friends, family, and coworkers at your own pace. It is helpful to follow one’s own natural inclination...

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