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Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma

When a traumatized child does not cope with trauma in a healthy manner, the child may be prone to:

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    • Substance abuse
    • Mental health issues (such as depression and suicide)
    • Promiscuity
    • Criminal behavior

All people, even children, already have some coping skills that can be discovered and used immediately to cope with their situation.