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The White River Regional Juvenile Detention Center will stop incarcerating kids by this summer.
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Public health officials and medical professionals now recognize violence and other major factors — education, employment status, income, experience with discrimination — as key factors for women’s health.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Molly Sullivan, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Molly Sullivan, a participant in the 2018 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Domestic violence resource centers boost efforts in south Sacramento neighborhoods
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Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children's mental health and learning as if the children had been abused directly, new research shows.
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District officials in Washington, D.C. are working on creating trauma-informed schools. But how effective has the effort been at reducing excessive absences and failing grades?
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Exposure to domestic abuse can change how children view relationships, with effects that last a lifetime.
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Traumatized children often have difficulties with anger management, impulse control and the processing and retention of information.
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Since the Great Recession, Arizona has cut programs that help poor families and spent more money on foster care and adoption services. The results have been tragic.
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Teenage pregnancy isn't typically thought of as a problem for sexual minorities — yet their risk of pregnancy is often higher. The possible explanations are complicated.

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