R U AWARE? August 2021

July 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? Children are more vulnernable to the emotional impacts of traumatic events compared to adults Changes to childrens’ routines interfere with their sense of security Caregivers can...

R U AWARE? July 2021

July 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? June is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month The U.S. federal government recognizes 573 Indigenous tribes The leading cause of death for Indigenous youth is suicide For...

R U AWARE? June 2021

June 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? 2.7 million children in the United States have at least one parent who is incarcerated Children with incarcerated parents are 6X more likely to be incarcerated themselves compared to...

R U AWARE? May 2021

May 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? Migrant children experience trauma pre, post, and during migration Children remain in Border Control custody for up to 133 hours Being separated from parents/ caregivers can cause...

R U AWARE? April 2021

April 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? Girls are seven times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than boys Girls are more likely than boys to attempt suicide Girls are 2-3 times more likely to be diagnosed with...

R U AWARE? Feb 2021

February 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? Black teenagers are more likely to attempt suicide than White teenagers (9.8 percent vs. 6.1 percent) Between 2015 and 2018, rates of depression in Black youth increased from 9 to...