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Trauma of witnessing police violence is not lost on children

"Children who have experienced trauma are more likely to suffer from mental health disorders, such as depression or anxiety, to display anti-social behavior, and to have trouble paying attention at school. And the effects are long-lasting: As adults, these children are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol, to develop chronic illnesses, to attempt suicide, and to be involved in the criminal justice system."

http://chicagoreporter.com/trauma-of-witnessing-police-violence-is-not-lost-on-children/



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