Welcome to the City of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

When kids grow up in violence-ridden areas, the psychological stress they endure can have impacts mimicking PTSD symptoms and often leads to less resiliency when it comes to joining gangs. Although there is no quick fix for this phenomenon, a program for at-risk kids in Philadelphia is turning to talk therapy in hopes of changing the direction of at least a few kids in the area.

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