WITF’s series of virtual community conversations hosted by Charles Ellison addressing systemic racism and injustice in Central Pennsylvania and beyond continues Thursday, July 2 at 7:00pm. Join us as we examine Black Trauma & Mental Health. Repeated incidents of micro-aggression, workplace discrimination, racial profiling and police brutality have taken a toll on Black Americans. What […]

At WURD Speaks: Brain Strain, a panel of educators, trauma specialists and youth advocates participated in an innovative symposium that examined the impact of trauma on education, the developing brain, and our children’s ability to reach their full potential.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report stating that about 30 percent of children living in urban areas are affected by a type of PTSD commonly (and offensively) referred to as “hood disease.” “Hood disease,” a phrase allegedly coined by researchers, refers to a complex type of post-traumatic stress disorder […]

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