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Mental Health Trauma from Mass School Violence

Trauma from Mass School Violence - Amend

On May 24, 19 children and two adults were killed and 16 injured during the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. It was the deadliest school shooting since the Sandy Hook school shooting. As school shootings sadly become more commonplace in the United States, it’s important to consider how these sad events…

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The Common Signs and Symptoms of PTSD

Young black woman experiencing the common signs and symptoms of ptsd

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects an estimated 3.6 percent of American adults and is prevalent in about 5 percent of adolescents. It is more common in women than in men. It’s a well-known, yet misunderstood condition, characterized by traumatic experiences leading to symptoms of avoidance, reexperience, and recurring unwanted thoughts. PTSD is also a neurological condition, affecting the…

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