“We’re missing out on helping kids who likely really need support.” The CDC does not classify youth exposure to gun violence as an “adverse childhood experience” — a policy that limits recognition of its consequences, plus subsequent research and resources, writes TC’s Sonali Rajan in a new journal paper. #TCFaculty

https://www.tc.columbia.edu/articles/2019/august/shots-that-echo-for-a-lifetime/

CC: Columbia Public Health A new TC-led study argues for greater recognition of the consequences of youth exposure to gun violence