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Do Good Bus TALKS Understanding Trauma

June 29 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 pm

Let’s TALK Understanding Trauma

We hear the word “trauma” A LOT these days. From the shared trauma of living through a global pandemic, the stripping of rights for many folx, and to the personal events and experiences individuals and families face outside of these large-scale events, trauma can result in various physical and emotional symptoms. When our brain characterizes certain stimuli as a threat, increasing the fight, flight, freeze response(s), we can experience mental health concerns and physical ailments that sometimes feel like they don’t make sense. During this talk, we’ll explore how these things definitely make sense by exploring what trauma actually is, how it affects the brain and body, what healing can look like, and some tools to begin or continue your healing journey. Healing from trauma is a complex, multifaceted process, which is personal and individual in many ways while absolutely requiring community and relational healing as well, so we hope to see you and connect with you at the Do Good Bus TALK.

Wednesday — June 29th– 6:30-7:30 pm at the Pacific Street Park, Santa Monica.Thought Leaders, Courtney & Steve , will lead a 20 min. discussion then open it up for questions, communal conversation, and connection!Adults/Young Adults are welcomeFREE but donations are appreciated. Do Good Bus is a 501c3 nonprofit.Location: Pacific Street Park, 149 Pacific Street, Santa Monica, 90405 (Look for the green VW bus!)Seating: Chairs will be provided, but RSVP NOW!What to bring? Just yourself! And maybe a jacket/blanket.Wheelchair Accessible: YesAre pets allowed? On leash pets are allowed as they will not be a distraction to the discussion.COVID Safety Precautions: This event is OUTDOORS. Hand sanitizing station on-site. Masks are available upon request.Please do not attend if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, or have tested positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of the start of the Do Good Bus event.Waiver: Do Good Bus events are not offered as a substitute for clinical mental health care or medical care and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any mental health or medical conditions.Donations: We’re happy to provide a tax deductible donation receipt.A special thank you to our community partner, Pressed, for supporting our community of do gooders.

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Pacific Street Park 149 Pacific Street Santa Monica,

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