Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment: So much to unpack
Correspondent Michael Hill reported this story with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.
Other stories in this series include:
Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment: The million-dollar quarterback
Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment: Coping
Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment: What happened to you?
Trauma’s Tragedy and Treatment is a five-part series that explores how childhood trauma can impact a person for decades to come. The series delves into how Newark is trying to become a trauma-informed city by 2020.
The first installment introduces 26-year-old Ashanti Jones, coordinator for the Neighborhood Ally program at South Ward Children’s Alliance. Jones’s distressing childhood experiences culminated into her teenage years, when she reached a critical turning point in her life.
[This story was originally published by NJTV.]