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1in6 Thursday: Decriminalizing Trauma

Both women and men can be triggered by current events to re-experience the well-known “fight, flight, or freeze” responses left over from childhood trauma. Years of trauma research has shown us that establishing safety and emotional connection are important components in healing from childhood abuse.
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What's Your #NOMORE?

The NO MORE PSAs with current and former NFL players premiere tonight during Thursday Night Football on CBS.
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This Is Tangible

October 17, 2014 | BY Mariska Hargitay and Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Last week, we completed the first NO MORE PSA shoot with NFL players. It's the realization of a dream we shared three weeks ago when the NFL first aired the "Anthem" PSA during Thursday Night Football.
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1in6 Thursday: We Are All on the Same Team

October 16, 2014 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Here on the east coast, the nights are getting crisp and the leaves are beginning to change. Fall means only one thing around here: football season. As a child growing up in a rural town, football was a central part of folks’ lives. Football culture defined what it meant to be a male. Back home, true American males embodied football. 

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1in6 Thursday: Finding Inspiration - Stalking the Bogeyman

October 9, 2014 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

In my work with 1in6, I’ve heard many men’s stories of trauma and recovery, each one unique. 

I’ll admit that when I first listened to David Holthouse’s startling declaration that he’d once planned to commit murder, I was a bit shocked. It would have been difficult then to imagine how his searing story of recovery from a childhood rape could be transformed into a play that would leave me feeling, not just moved, but inspired. 

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A Meaningful Week...and More to Come

As Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins, I am filled with hope and encouraged that people everywhere are talking about violence and abuse.
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Accountability is the First Step

Today, The Accountability Project, an initiative of our ENDTHEBACKLOG program, released our first findings about the extent of the backlog in four cities—Las Vegas, Milwaukee, Seattle and Tulsa.
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1in6 Thursday: What's the Difference?

Just accepting that the result of a sexual experience in childhood was “unwanted” is enough to start the process of reclaiming a healthy and happy life.”
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A Significant Moment Last Night

September 26, 2014 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Like those of so many of you, my expectations for the NFL are for there to be deep and meaningful changes.
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1in6 Thursday: Strength in Numbers

So I was particularly pleased last week to travel to State College, Pennsylvania to mingle with local supporters of the recently formed Peaceful Hearts Foundation, an organization founded by Matthew and Kim Sandusky to support those who experienced childhood sexual abuse.
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