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Gender Matters

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love, belonging and joy – the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” Brene Brown This weekend, the Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) at he University of Colorado Hospital presented the third annual Gender Matters conference in Denver. the conference and its speakers discussed the evolving trend of gender-specific treatment services – not simpily offering separate facilities, but using knowledge about men’s and women’s psychological development and their experiences of trauma and recovery to guide clinical services and curriculum. TED talk phenomenon Brene Brown shared on shame and vunerabilitity and the need Dare Greatly to enter the…

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