We are living through a period of uncertainty that is unprecedented in our lifetimes. Recommendations for physical distancing, worries about health and finances, and juggling work and childcare responsibilities can lead to considerable stress for parents. These and other burdens are experienced disproportionately by black and brown communities, frontline workers, the poor, and caregivers of children with disabilities.
- June 17, 2020
Elevate is working with WHRY to generate the science necessary to break the cycle of poverty through effective mental health interventions for mothers and families.
- May 11, 2020Source: Connecticut Public Radio
Unlike other singular traumatic events, the pandemic is ongoing. Connecticut Public Radio’s Diane Orson reached out to Dr. Steven Marans, a professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and director of the Childhood Violent Trauma Center at the Yale Child Study Center. She asked about ways to cope when a threat is long-lasting.
- April 29, 2020
In the last of this 3-part series, we will explore the sociological impact of Dr. Nathan Fox’s work into severe early life neglect.
- April 16, 2020
Physicians around the country, including Yale School of Medicine’s Marietta Vázquez, are advocating for the swift release of children held in border patrol camps in hopes of preventing more coronavirus infections.
- April 09, 2020Source: FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
If surveyed, many people probably would state that police work mainly entails performing routine duties and answering questions for the public. However, the reality proves much more complex and varied.
- September 10, 2019Source: WTNH Good Morning CT at Nine
September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Dr. Jenny Dwyer, a Yale Medicine Psychiatrist, explains what kind of conversation parents should be having with their children.
- July 16, 2019
The Yale Child Study Center, the Department of Pediatrics, and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee team at the Unitarian Society of New Haven co-hosted a rally and candlelight vigil on July 12 to protest the conditions migrants are facing at the U.S. - Mexico border.
- July 11, 2019Source: New Haven Register
A candlelight vigil to protest treatment of Mexican and Central American migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, one of a reported 700-plus events around the world, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday on the steps of Hamden Memorial Town Hall.
- May 05, 2019Source: New Haven Register
Entire communities are suffering trauma, individually and collectively. An epidemic of gun violence here and nationwide, racial bias and cultures of police brutality have inflicted trauma on communities of color that seem difficult to heal from.