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Teens, Trauma and Delinquency

Are we doing all we should be for traumatized kids, and if we did more would it prevent crime and violence? 

We hear a lot about the stress that kids are under today--too many activities, too much homework, too much pressure to get into college…But what kind of stress does it cause if you're a kid who's abused, or who's a witness to violence, or whose parents are heavy drug users?