‘Tremendous resilience’ observed among war-affected children

first_imgChildren traumatized by war can still go on to lead normal lives, according to Theresa Betancourt, associate professor of child health and human rights and director of the research program on children and global adversity at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.In an interview with DW.com published Aug. 21, 2016, Betancourt said that adult family members play an important role in helping children endure the trauma of living in a war zone. “The children see and experience war through the experiences of their parents,” she said, and they suffer when they see their parents suffering. But the soothing comfort provided by a parent can help them manage frightening events.Positive relationships with caregivers and community members, as well as access to school, can help protect children from developing post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Betancourt.While some children act out after experiencing trauma, Betancourt said that the majority do not. “In fact, there is often tremendous resilience observed among war-affected children, with many able to overcome trauma and lead a normal life,” she said. Read Full Storylast_img read more

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State Bound

first_imgCongratulations and best of luck to our 3 area boys who qualified for the state track meet this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.  Winning the regional in the 3200m was Curt Eckstein of Oldenburg Academy.  Two other area young men also qualified by placing second in their respective events.  They are John Moody of Batesville who will be running the 400m, and Mark Belke of East Central who placed second in the pole vault.  Check WRBI’s web page this week for more details on when these young men will be competing.last_img

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Darren Fryer of Fort Gibson, Okla. bonds out after arrest in front of Wellington Dillons for drug possession

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments After arrest, truck was parked in the middle of Dillons parking lot unattended.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Darren Fryer, 44, of Fort Gibson, Okla. was arrested, charged and confined with possession of marijuana and a possession of drug paraphernalia after being pulled over in front of Dillion’s Grocery Store parking lot.On Wednesday at 10:33 a.m. Fryer was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Wellington Police Department receive an E911 call referencing a reckless driving complaint regarding a semi heading eastbound into Wellington on U.S. 160. After being located at Dillons, WPD’s K-9 alerted on the cab, and after a subsequent search, drugs were allegedly found.Fryer was sent to Sumner County Jail where he bonded out at 3:55 p.m. on a $2,000 cash bond.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

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