Lacy talks with Dr. Genovese, Chief Medical Officer for Acadia Healthcare, the largest standalone provider of behavioral health care in the U.S., about trauma’s impact on the brain and what we can do about it. Learn about the ways we all experience trauma on a daily basis and the unusual amount of trauma experienced by first responders, who make up a significant portion of our state employee population. Dr. Genovese describes how unmanaged stress can change how your brain is wired and how you see the world. He also shares strategies for preparing yourself and for taking care of yourself during or after a traumatic or stressful experience. He also touches on the surprising impact of alcohol consumption on stress.
Check out the recent webinars we have offered on Brain Health:
Dr. Russell Frohardt, Ph.D. Q&A with a Neuroscientist
Mindfulness & Your Brain Webinar
Sleep & Your Brain Webinar
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