Daisy Ozim started this Resilient Wellness after working within public health where she experienced major barriers to addressing the root causes of health, inequities in a way that was equitable, efficient and relevant.
Resilient wellness now supports public and private systems with addressing trauma and toxic stress by providing data analytics, health education and public health-driven technical assistance.
1 in 4 adults in California have indicated experiencing 3 or more Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).
Lack of culturally relevant providers and services to address complex trauma leads to increase in prevalence and incidence of trauma-related illnesses. Due to unresolved trauma-related illness, annual expenditures on trauma-related illness costs 2.7 trillion annually.
I started this organization after working within public health and experiencing major barriers to addressing the root causes of health inequities in a way that was equitable, efficient and relevant. I have years of experience in both public health and social entrepreneurship.
What do you wish you'd known at the beginning?
I wish I would have known more about fundraising and networking.
What's the one piece of advice you'd give an aspiring changemaker?
To be consistent, rely on peer support and stay optimistic!
How can people get involved in your project or help out?
They can contact me directly at email@example.com