Catholic Psychologist: Chronic Teen Trauma Is a ‘Terrible Problem’ That Leads to Gun Violence

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Currents News Staff

With mass shootings and the explosion of gun violence occurring nationwide, there’s a push for tougher gun control laws. One clinical psychologist from Catholic Social Services says some of the main causes are teens in the U.S. enduring chronic trauma, violence and poverty.

James Black, the Director of the Youth Services Division of Catholic Social Services in Philadelphia joined Currents News to discuss the alarming trend and what role the Church has in alleviating the suffering.

To read the full article with James Black in The Tablet, click here: “Teen Trauma, Impaired Brain Development Seen as Factors in Gun Violence”