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Skateboarding Helps Youth Manage Trauma

Skateboarding has been found to have therapeutic benefits for individuals dealing with trauma, according to a recent article in Jenkem Magazine. By providing a safe outlet for self-expression and a sense of control over one’s body, skateboarding can be an effective tool for processing and coping with emotional pain. Organizations like Skate After School have recognized the benefits of skateboarding as a means of therapy for children who have experienced trauma. The program allows children to express themselves freely and build confidence while skateboarding in a safe, supportive environment. In addition to its emotional benefits, skateboarding can also promote mindfulness… Read More »Skateboarding Helps Youth Manage Trauma