Skip to main content.

trauma

Picture of Martha Escudero
Guadalupe, an undocumented immigrant and mother to a newborn and a 5-year-old, rarely ventures outside her LA home for fear of ICE.
Picture of Lily Dayton
Brain research gives insight into why abused youth are more vulnerable to exploitation—and how we can help them heal.
Picture of Denisse Salazar
A reporter discusses the difficult decisions that have to be made between telling deeply personal stories of violence and loss, and respecting families' wishes for privacy and safety.
Picture of Anna Maria Barry-Jester
In one immigrant community along Central California's coast, a crisis response team stands ready to coordinate services for families who’ve been hit by an arrest or deportation.
Picture of Patty  Machelor
Fewer Arizona children are being removed from their families and the backlog of uninvestigated child abuse reports is down dramatically. But advocates warn that recent progress to overhaul Arizona’s child welfare system could easily be reversed.
Picture of Patty  Machelor
Since the Great Recession started more than a decade ago, many Arizona families have languished as the state, facing budget shortfalls, cut services again and again. Foster care placements have swelled.  
Picture of Diana Barnes
The idea that moms who take the lives of their children deserve nothing less than a lifetime of incarceration ignores what we now know about maternal mental health, writes expert Diana Barnes.
Picture of Cynthia Poten
The 12-square-mile Hoopa Reservation in Northern California has been grappling with drug abuse for decades. A new reporting project aims to find out how Hoopa youth are navigating the realities of addiction.
Picture of Ryan White
At Los Angeles Unified's 15 wellness centers and through in-class screenings, the district is stepping efforts to help students cope with extremely high levels of trauma and toxic stress.
Picture of Laura Klivans
Within California, there is an incredible variation in childhood adversity scores, from lows in San Francisco County to highs in Butte County.

Pages

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Follow Us

Facebook


Twitter

CHJ Icon
ReportingHealth