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Long-Term Effects of Childhood Trauma


PBS NewsHour

Grant Period:

Nov 10, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020



Summary of the Project:

Adverse childhood experiences can have broad and long-lasting effects including acquired brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, poor mental health and a host of adult-onset illnesses. This series will explore these issues and promising solutions to improve outcomes.

About the Grantee:

PBS NewsHour is an hour-long evening news broadcast anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff that features news updates, analysis, field reports from around the world, live studio interviews, and discussions, in addition to a robust digital and social media operation. For more than 40 years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to PBS NewsHour for the solid, reliable reporting that has made it one of the most trusted news programs on television and online.