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“I have bad news for you,” my editor said during a phone call in late August 2017. “We’re closing in two weeks.”
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The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved a resolution calling for the city's public and private schools to address the role of trauma in the lives of their students.
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Trauma researcher Natalie Slopen can't stop thinking about recent news footage showing a tearful father embracing his unresponsive son after a long forced separation.
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“The Children of Central City” is a powerful set of stories and videos that uncover the deep emotional and physical scars born by New Orleans’ most vulnerable kids.
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How does exposure to violence affect innocent young bystanders? What lasting damage does it cause? The Times-Picayune debuts an ambitous new series.  
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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.
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Gentrification threatens the health of black residents in Washington D.C. “This dynamic can have a profound effect on mental health and the civic engagement [of city residents]," one Georgetown professor said.
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Ruben Castaneda of U.S. News and Cristina Londoño of Telemundo reported very different series on immigrant health. But both reporters had to win the trust of undocumented families for their projects.
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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.
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Whether it's screening for developmental problems or catching adverse childhood experiences early, some doctors want to make the pediatrician's office a one-stop shop.

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