All posts tagged: Childhood maltreatment

Change Already! with Jillian Maas Backman: Non-Profit Series Winner, The Children’s Wall of Tears

Change Already! Your Future, Your Choice Jillian, Warm and Fuzzy with an Attitude! Listen in live, or listen at your convenience through the archive of the show.   Jillian will walk you through the maze to an enlightened and engaging future of change! Tune in Thursdays at 1pm ET, 12pm CT Listen LIVE: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jillianmaasbackman One Soul Tithes So Another Soul Thrives Child abuse and neglect affects over 3 million children each year, some survive and some do not. Studies have shown that childhood maltreatment leads to many chronic illnesses, diseases and mental conditions well into adulthood and if we don’t do something proactive to curb it we are producing adults that perpetuate the cycle. The second show in the series of Change Already! with Jillian Maas Backman will shine the spotlight on a non-profit which is working across the nation to memorialize child abuse victims as they offer education and awareness of this country’s terrible epidemic. Change Already! is moving to the forefront by honoring organizations and individuals who are making positive changes for those around …

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Author Amy Susan Crohn Guest on Murphy’s Law, Safety First with Tracey Murphy

Murphy”s Law with Tracey Murphy hosts Author, Amy Susan Crohn Monday, July 1 at 8pm. Listen to the show live or to the podcast! Author Amy Susan Crohn‘s recently released book, Dying to Live: Running backwards through cancer, Lupus, and chronic illness relates how neglect and abuse within her childhood became the catalyst for disease in her adulthood. Descended from a blended family, with two eccentric parents, and the legacy of being the grand neice of Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, a leading gastroenterologist whose work greatly advanced the understanding of ileitis -also known as Crohn’s disease at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Amy’s childhood was often filled with wonder and anxiety. The details of her childhood lead up to the crescendo, her body completely broken, and diagnosis of two life altering diseases at age 36. Much of the discussion surrounds the issue of how childhood maltreatment, in the form of neglect or abuse,  leading to damages in the body which can manifest themselves later in life in the form of devastating diseases and compromising immune systems. Many of Amy’s later medical events …

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DYING TO LIVE: Author Amy Susan Crohn Presents to NJ Book Club

DYING TO LIVE: Running backwards through cancer, Lupus and chronic illness is considerably more than a “story” about one woman’s struggle to live, it’s her reality. Amy Susan Crohn was invited to present her recently launched book, DYING TO LIVE,  to a book club in Tom’s River, NJ.  She spoke to the group about the long and arduous process of writing her book, the experience of taking her story back and forth in time, as well as publishing and releasing the book. Many of the questions put forth to Amy were about her experiences within the medical community, her treatment through her early years, especially about doctors who tend to be dismissive of the ailments of women, oftentimes diagnosed as nothing more than stress. Descended from a blended family, with two eccentric parents, and the legacy of being the grand neice of Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, a leading gastroenterologist whose work greatly advanced the understanding of ileitis -also known as Crohn’s disease at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Amy’s childhood was often filled with wonder and anxiety. The details of her childhood …