Some 80% of young people will experience a traumatic event by the time they become an adult. Here's how teachers and parents can support them.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice helps demonstrate that the lynching of black people was not the fault of victims. But telling this history risks re-traumatizing the black community.
10-20% of young people are estimated to experience persistent PTSD after exposure to a single incident of trauma.
Adverse childhood events can not only cause lasting psychological effects but also learning problems. That, in turn, worsens health outcomes, as literacy is an integral part of health care.