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By Laura Barrón-López, Sarah Clune Hartman
Parents and caregivers are faced with the dilemma of wondering how to speak with their children about the unspeakable.
By Nicole Martins, Erica Scharrer, The Conversation
The war in Ukraine has forced more than 5 million refugees fleeing to the rest of Europe. More than 700,000 have sought refuge in Germany, where they face uncertain futures and long struggles to rebuild their lives. But it is…
By William Wintercross, Zeba Warsi
In the aftermath of the Uvalde school shooting, many parents aren’t sure how to explain what happened to their kids. Lisa Damour, a clinical psychologist and the author of "Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls,"…
The Uvalde massacre is leading to tough questions all over again about how adults should talk to children about these shootings. Dr. Melissa Brymer, director of terrorism and disaster programs at the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress,…
By Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
As Benito Luna-Herrera teaches his 7th grade social studies classes, he is on alert for signs of inner turmoil. And there is so much of it these days.
By Stephanie Sy, Diane Lincoln Estes
The first five months of this year suggest it could be the worst year for mass shootings in decades. More than 8,000 people have been killed by gunfire, according to The Washington Post and Gun Violence Archive. The Post's ongoing…
By John Leicester, Associated Press
For doctors who treat them, the pandemic's impact on the mental health of children is increasingly alarming.
By William Brangham, Cat Wise, Laura Santhanam, Jaywon Choe, Sam Lane, Leah Nagy, Rachel Wellford, Vika Aronson, Erica R. Hendry, Emily Carpeaux
In this episode, PBS NewsHour correspondent William Brangham talks to special correspondent Cat Wise and reporter Laura Santhanam about why the pandemic is likely making the childhood trauma crisis worse and how caregivers can help their kids and themselves through…
By Cat Wise, Rachel Wellford
Just as our understanding of trauma’s long-term impacts has grown in recent years, so too has our grasp of how to treat and prevent it. And this evolution has continued during the pandemic, forcing those who are giving and receiving…
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