How border separations can traumatize kids
Unplanned separation from parents is among the most damaging events a young child can experience, according to trauma research. A Stanford expert explains how it can hurt kids’ development.
Providing messages of support to refugees
A group of Stanford medical students is helping organize a campaign to send letters to Syrian refugees living in Jordan.
Podcast: Addressing mental illness in California
The Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission was formed to oversee the expansion and transformation of the state’s county mental-health service systems.
PTSD changes brains of boys, girls differently
A brain region that integrates emotions and actions appears to undergo accelerated maturation in adolescent girls with PTSD, but not in boys with the condition, a Stanford study has found.