Roughly 44% of women and a quarter of men have experienced sexual assault, and there’s no timeline for healing; we discuss living with the trauma of sexual assault and how survivors find support and build resilience. LGBTQ+ youth were also hit hard by the new realities during the pandemic, and a Medical Director at the Child Mind Institute walks us through the issues. Plus, a look at a pair of new potentially impactful recycling proposals in California.
- Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine Dr. Emily Dworkin explains living with the trauma of sexual assault and how survivors find resources, support, and build resilience
- California Senator Bob Wieckowski on his proposed legislation SB 38, which would boost California’s beverage container recycling rates through a stewardship program
- Californians Against Waste Executive Director Mark Murray discusses AB 1454, which aims to increase payments to bottle recycling centers, and issues with SB 38
- Clinical Director and Associate Medical Director at the Child Mind Institute and president-elect of Pride CAPA Dr. Michael Enenbach on LGBTQ+ youth mental health, including the rise in suicide, bullying, and issues with coming out