Resilience – the biology of stress and the science of hope

From Lisa Shine, Strategy Officer, ELC Children’s Services

The film below is being screened on TV next week. It’s essential viewpoint for anyone that supports children and adults that experience adverse childhood experiences.

The child may not remember but the body remembers

Researchers have discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. The documentary ‘Resilience’ reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk of disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. ‘Resilience’, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress-and the dark legacy of a childhood that no child would choose.

For more information: https://kpjrfilms.cohttp://kpjrfilms.co/resilience/

14th June, Sunday at 8pm
16th June, Tuesday, at 9pm

On: Freeview 88. Sky 170. Virgin Media 269. Freesat 164.Find out more here

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