Thursday, June 27, 2019

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The Emotional Impact of Critical Consciousness on Youth

Middle school students with critical consciousness of US politics and inequality exhibit more emotional distress and lower academic achievement.

Bipartisan “RISE from Trauma Act” Introduced to Address Childhood Trauma in...

The Resilience Investment, Support, and Expansion (RISE) From Trauma Act, legislation designed to increase support for children who have been exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences, includes $50 million in funding for a “mental health in schools” program. Exactly what these programs would entail remains unclear.

Suicide Is Becoming America’s Latest Epidemic

From The Nation: In contrast to the United States, suicide rates are noticeably lower and have been declining in Western European countries where social safety nets are more extensive.