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13 Million Children Face Hunger Every Day – and the Problem is Worse During the Summer

2022-06-22T18:44:33+00:00

By Move For Hunger

There are 13 million children in America who don’t know where their next meal will come from. Throughout the school year, many participate in programs that provide them with breakfast and lunch […]

13 Million Children Face Hunger Every Day – and the Problem is Worse During the Summer2022-06-22T18:44:33+00:00

Trends in U.S. Emergency Department Visits Related to Suspected or Confirmed Child Abuse and Neglect Among Children and Adolescents Aged <18 Years Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, January 2019–September 2020

2022-05-18T15:13:23+00:00

By The C.D.C.

Heightened stress, school closures, loss of income, and social isolation resulting from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have increased the risk for child abuse and neglect (1). Using National Syndromic Surveillance Program […]

Trends in U.S. Emergency Department Visits Related to Suspected or Confirmed Child Abuse and Neglect Among Children and Adolescents Aged <18 Years Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, January 2019–September 20202022-05-18T15:13:23+00:00

Ukrainian refugees in Poland get help for trauma you can’t see — mental health

2022-04-13T15:37:49+00:00

By Dana Bash and Abbie Sharpe, CNN

Warsaw, Poland (CNN)Eight-year-old Yana was going to gymnastics class six days a week at home near Odessa, Ukraine.

Now, she can only practice by herself on a patch of open […]

Ukrainian refugees in Poland get help for trauma you can’t see — mental health2022-04-13T15:37:49+00:00

Mental health effects of Ukraine war zone on children

2022-03-09T16:28:09+00:00

By Mary Kekatos

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine intensifies, children are experiencing devastating consequences of being caught up in the war zone.

At least seven children have been killed, according to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and several more have been injured during air strikes and blasts. Read […]

Mental health effects of Ukraine war zone on children2022-03-09T16:28:09+00:00

The Chilling Effects of the Texas Anti-Trans Directive

2022-03-09T16:24:44+00:00

By Mira Miller

When Texas Governor Greg Abbott penned a letter directing state officials to investigate healthcare providers or parents who help transgender youth receive gender-affirming care, some believed his order would be ignored. But as of this week, the […]

The Chilling Effects of the Texas Anti-Trans Directive2022-03-09T16:24:44+00:00

Is It ADHD or Trauma

2022-02-23T21:44:38+00:00

By Caroline Miller 

When kids have behavior and attention issues in school, the first explanation that comes to mind is often ADHD. But exposure to trauma can also cause symptoms that look like ADHD. And trauma is often overlooked when kids are misdiagnosed with ADHD.

Children with ADHD can be fidgety (always getting out […]

Is It ADHD or Trauma2022-02-23T21:44:38+00:00

Student Trauma Is Real. But Connection Can Heal.

2021-12-08T15:25:19+00:00

By Gary G. Abud, Jr.

As humans, we are hard-wired for connection with each other. When we face challenging life situations, we often seek out and lean on others. Relationships are our human cell phone signals. In The Power of the Other, Dr. Henry Cloud compares our strong desire to […]

Student Trauma Is Real. But Connection Can Heal.2021-12-08T15:25:19+00:00
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