Futures Without Violence, the DOJ, and the Ad Council have teamed up to launch Changing Minds - the first national campaign to address childhood trauma. Learn more about the important campaign at ChangingMindsNOW.org.
Research shows that the more a child witnesses violence, the more the brain forms neural connections in regions that involve fear, anxiety, and impulsiveness. Learn how teachers, coaches, and other adults can use everyday gestures to help reverse the mental and emotional impact of childhood trauma at ChangingMindsNOW.org.
Trauma can have a lasting impact on a child's mind
We tend to think kids are resilient, that they’ll bounce back from adversity. But that’s not always true. Trauma can have a lasting effect on a child’s mind, and they need the help of caring, supportive adults to heal. See what happens when Chad reconnects with the caring adult that changed his life and learn the gestures that helped at ChangingMindsNOW.org.