Having an immediate family member become incarcerated is a much greater likelihood than one might think, according to a recent study. Read about the high percentage of family members who end up locked up at some point in their life and the social and emotional consequences it has on loved ones.
Having grown up in a violent home, Dr. Rebecca Cunningham understands the appeal of guns as a means of protection. She also witnesses in the emergency room the damaging and fatal consequences gun use can have on teenagers. Dr. Cunningham is at the helm of using grant money to educate people on the dangers of [...]
Parents of the Sandy Hook School shooting have channeled their pain into productivity. Rolling out their newest Public Service Announcement, their PSA shows six warning signs of potential school shooters. They establish that the information is both powerful and effective in preventing future school shootings.
During a mass shooting, the most effective place to focus is on the patients not the perpetrators. If civilians and first responders are equipped with how to handle trauma, they can be instrumental in saving lives.
The members of a fraternity that upheld a "bro code" made an egregious, irresponsible mistake when 37 young men failed to get help for a fellow brother who became unconscious and died as a result of hazing. The prison time of the perpetrators and disbanding of the fraternity was a small price to pay for [...]
New York has begun pardoning young adults convicted of non-violent crimes as teenagers through a program that could help up to 10,000 people. From derailing college plans to preventing employment, criminal convictions can be deeply, permanently damaging. Read Eduardo's story and then take our quick quiz on Police Searches and Conversations at https://whattheydontteach.info/quizzes/police-interactions/ Read article
What is your plan for talking to kids about violence and terrorism? Do you have a strategy for what to do when your kids are unexpectedly exposed to information about violence or terrorism?