Understanding Trauma & Healing

National data suggests that about one-third of urban youth suffer for a complex form of PTSD. Over the summer, a youth reporting team produced a special report exploring different aspects of community trauma.

Community Forum Addresses Immigrant & Youth Trauma In Long Beach

Oct. 7, 2014 / By
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On Oct. 1, community members and leaders convened to address, "What is trauma and why does it matter?" Attendees heard stories from residents and a panel discussion addressed policy and systems approaches to trauma and healing.

Trauma in Long Beach: All-Inclusive Resources for Victims

Oct. 1, 2014 / By
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Local organizations help trauma victims heal holistically.

How Immigrant & Refugee Trauma Plays Out In Long Beach

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Local immigrants and refugees share their trauma stories and explain how it affects them in Long Beach.

Analysis: Looking Back At Violence Prevention Policy In Long Beach

Sep. 25, 2014 / By
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As the city implements its multi-pronged approach to violence prevention, what can be learned from looking back at violence prevention programs of the past?

It Goes Both Ways: How Youth Violence Hurts Everyone

Sep. 25, 2014 / By
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When youth violence ends in one teen's death and another teen sent to prison for life, the whole community hurts.