Victor Armstrong says racism and explicit and implicit biases is a layered problem that seeps into every crevice of society, which means it makes its way into law enforcement, schools, and healthcare. It’s easy to say racism needs to stop, but Armstrong points out that often people are unaware of
Leading expert on suicide, Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., says it isn’t social media or screen time per se that’s the problem for teens, but a lack of diversity of activities may be.
Kristine FireThunder has developed youth leadership programs where guest speakers who’ve grown up on a reservation share their stories, expressing how they overcame challenges faced by today’s youth. She says what’s essential is that children and teens hear from people who experienced the same history and forms of trauma and
Katrina Brees talks about stigma and access to lethal means. On June 26th, 2018, her mother left home and didn’t come back. Brees says her mother had an infectious personality; she also struggled with Bipolar Disorder.