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posted 01/05/2017
Childhood trauma and adversity have been big buzz phrases in recent years. But are they really just proxy terms for poverty? How one journalist came to rethink her own assumptions in reporting on mental health.
posted 03/07/2016

In California, kids and young adults in need of mental health care are getting lost in the system. Advocates say many families are stuck on waiting lists, while other youths end up in the juvenile justice system after their families run out of options that don’t involve law enforcement.

Anna Challet's Blog

Childhood trauma and adversity have been big buzz phrases in recent years. But are they really... more »
posted 01/05/17
In California, kids and young adults in need of mental health care are getting lost in the system... more »
posted 03/07/16

Anna Challet's Work

“Perhaps the biggest deficit in our clients’ lives is a lack of two things – it’s a lack of community and it’s a lack of self-esteem,” says Rob Gitin, who works with vulnerable youth in San Francisco.