Helps youth recognize that community violence does not have to dominate their lives if they understand their reactions to it, understand how to keep themselves safe, and understand how to make positive choices in dangerous times.
Lists common reactions educators might see in the students with whom they work and suggestions on how they may help after community trauma.
Gives questions for youth to answer to determine if they have experienced community violence.
Provides parents and caregivers with information gangs and trauma. This fact sheet offers a brief vignettes about teens who have become involved with local gangs.
To learn more about our violence support services or to make an appointment to talk, contact:
Claudia Rose, LCSW at (773) 326-8725
Dr. Brad Stolbach at (312) 719-2778
950 E 61st St., Suite 207-Chicago, IL 60637
The University of Chicago Medicine REACT Program was established and is partially supported by funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), grant #5U79SM063163-03. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.