A North-Carolina-based foster care provider has been awarded $4 million for a new project targeting a Winston-Salem community. WFDD reporter David Ford and Crossnore Communities for Children CEO Bret Loftis explain where some of that money will go.
Kim Krawczyk, a teacher who survived the Parkland, Fla., school shooting in 2018, shares advice for the community in Uvalde, Texas, after last week's mass shooting there.
Brian McCarty's nonprofit provides art therapy to kids who have escaped conflicts, then transforms some of their traumatic drawings into toy dioramas to help people understand the horrors of war.
Roughly 175,000 children in the U.S. have lost one or both parents or a grandparent caregiver to COVID-19, according to a new study. The majority come from racial and ethnic minority groups.
Sheltering in place isn't new for children who live in neighborhoods plagued by gun violence, and shootings haven't eased during the pandemic. St. Louis families improvise to keep kids safe.
Most people think domestic violence involves an adult abusing an intimate partner or a child, but children can also threaten, bully and attack family members. Some abused parents are speaking out.
What happens to you in childhood can affect your health for a lifetime. New data shows a link between childhood trauma and disease later in life. Prevention is critical, public health experts say.
Researchers asked adults to reflect back on their happy childhood memories. They found those who recalled more were less likely to have depression in adulthood and had more supportive relationships.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has spent much of her career alerting the medical community to health damage that adverse childhood experiences can wreak. Now she aims to protect and heal California's kids.
For teens who've experienced childhood trauma, playing team sports may help them avoid depression and anxiety later in life. But the cost of teen sports puts them out of reach for many could benefit.