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Breaking Code Silence: From Pain to Purpose

Transforming Pain Into Purpose By Dr. Mel Gurr Twenty-three years ago, on October 21, 1998, I was a depressed, non-gender conforming 13-year-old kid with undiagnosed neurodivergence. That morning, two strangers arrived on my doorstep, and they transformed ...

Signs & Symptoms of PTSD

Post traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is an often misunderstood illness. Evolving from earlier conceptualizations such as ‘shell shock’ and ‘war neurosis,’ PTSD can occur in any gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, or culture (Crocq, M. A., Crocq, ...

Sequel – The Unlucky 13

Another Sequel Youth and Family Services facility has closed, marking the 13 closures for this for-profit troubled teen industry giant. Northern Illinois Academy is the latest closure since 2019. There has been a long history of reports ...

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