Colleen Kraft

A you migrant girl crouches next to her family as they listen to officers of the US Customs and Border Protection before entering the United States to apply for asylum.

Discussion: What trauma are separated migrant children now dealing with?

What are the potential health impacts on children who have been separated from their families at the border? Harvard's Dr. Jack Shonkoff, an expert on toxic stress in children, raises serious concerns about what the kids separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border might be experiencing and the long-term impacts of the trauma.

Discussion: What trauma are separated migrant children now dealing with?
an aerial view of a tent camp for detained migrant children in the US

Family separation under ‘zero-tolerance’ policy could leave lasting trauma in children, pediatric doctor says

Family separation under ‘zero-tolerance’ policy could leave lasting trauma in children, pediatric doctor says