Finding healing and hope after childhood trauma

As an 18-year-old woman dealing with the effects of childhood trauma, I’ve often felt overwhelmed and alone. However, through seeking support and understanding from organizations like the National Institute of Mental Health, I’ve found comfort in knowing that there are resources available to help me heal. It’s not easy, and there are still difficult days, but I’m learning to prioritize my mental health and finding hope for the future. For anyone else struggling with similar experiences, please know that you’re not alone. It’s okay to ask for help and to take the necessary steps towards healing. We deserve to find peace and happiness, and there is always hope for a brighter tomorrow.