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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. 
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Trauma can have a devastating impact on a child’s education. So why have some New Orleans schools failed to address the problem?
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Rates of PTSD soar among Central City children, yet state budget cuts prevent access to mental health care.
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.   Other stories in the series include: The Children of Central City The story behind 'The Children of Central City'
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How a Central City couple plans to save their neighborhood — one football team at a time.
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The expansion of Medicaid has been key to getting more homeless people permanently housed in Los Angeles and beyond.
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How OTs who work with children could do more to screen moms for depression and get them help during kids' appointments.
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Psychologist Suniya Luthar finds an all-too-common pattern: Mothers dismiss their own emotional distress, prioritizing the needs of others over their own.
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Physician burnout is an intense, personal response to systemic problems bedeviling health care. The solution lies in restoring meaning and human connections to medicine.
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The Trump administration's recent efforts to shrink the social safety net will only make treating the real drivers of health harder.

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