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Trauma

How Do I Prepare for My Stay at a Jackson House?

Are you about to stay at Jackson House for the first time? Our staff wants to welcome everyone with open arms, but we know it's not easy for first timers without knowing what to expect.

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Ways that Traumatic Stress Presents and How To Manage It

If you are unsure if you are experiencing traumatic stress, you can pay attention to the way your stress presents. Traumatic stress manifests itself emotionally, physically, and mentally.

How to Support A Loved One Who Has PTSD

If you know someone with PTSD, you may have to experience their outbursts of anger, fear, sadness, or feel them distancing themselves from you. You may feel helpless somedays or like you are living with a complete stranger.

What is PTSD?

PTSD can be triggered by all kinds of distressing experiences, such as a car accident, a natural disaster, rape, threats or acts of violence, and the death of a loved one.

The Impacts of Sexual Assault on Mental Health & How to Find Help

Whether the assault happened last week or two years ago, sexual assault survivors can continue to feel the impact on their mental health as if the attack happened that day. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a sexual assault, know that you are not alone in feeling these effects.

Why Trauma-informed Care Is Important to Recovery

Trauma-informed care is a therapeutic approach that asks, "What happened to you?" rather than "What's wrong with you?" This adjusts the emphasis from victim-blaming to recognizing the individual as a survivor.

The Impact of Traumatic Events on Mental Health

Trauma has a powerful impact on mental health because it changes both the body and the brain. These changes happen because your body registers that you’re in a dangerous situation and starts preparing itself for survival.

It's time to feel better

We are here to help and we are in-network with most insurance providers. Call us for a free and confidential consultation.

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If you’re a provider and need to send us information on a client, please feel free to fax us at 619-303-7044. If you need help immediately, call our 24-hour crisis line at 1-800-766-4274. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. Jackson House is licensed by the State of California Community Care Licensing Division and certified by the Department of Health Care Services. We are also CARF Accredited. If you have any client or quality of care concerns, please reach out to us at (888) 255-9280. If your concerns need further attention, you can contact the Department of Public Health at 619-278-3700 or the Community Care Licensing Division at 1-844-538-8766.