R U AWARE? Feb 2021

February 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? The top two things children said the death of their family member has taught them is 1) How important family is (78%) and 2) Life is not fair (72%) When asked what the most helpful...

R U AWARE? January 2021

January 2021 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? 3.2 million students report being the victim of bullying 160,000 students skip school every day due to bullying 64% of youth do not report bullying to adults Caregivers play an...

R U AWARE? December 2020

December 2020 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW?? 3.5% of the population identify as LGBTQ+ 71% of LGBTQ+ youth self-report feelings of depression  2 out of 3 LGBTQ+ youth report that someone has tried to convince them to change...

R U AWARE? October 2020

October 2020 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE  DID YOU KNOW? 15.5 million children in the U.S. live in a household where domestic violence (DV) occurs at least once per year 90% of children in these households are witnesses to DV 24 people per...

R U AWARE? September/October 2020

September/October 2020 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 5 teens has a serious mental illness Suicide rates for youth in NJ have increased 40% since 2002 If you know what to do you are more likely to take action Early...

R U AWARE? June/July 2020

June/July 2020 R U AWARE? YOUR MONTHLY DOSE OF TRAUMA-INFORMED KNOWLEDGE DID YOU KNOW? 42% of LGBT youth say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBT people. 75% of LGBT youth say that most of their peers do not have a problem with their identity as...