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Neuroplasticity and the Psychological & Physical Trauma of Homelessness

Dr. Diane Tanaka explores the diffuse traumatic impact of homelessness on childhood and adolescent development.

Neuroplasticity and the Psychological & Physical Trauma of Homelessness

Dr. Diane Tanaka explores the diffuse traumatic impact of homelessness on childhood and adolescent development.

This clip is a segment from the Los Angeles Well Beings Tour eventImpacts of Homelessness on Youth Mental Health, hosted by public media station KPCC.

The Well Beings Tour is a series of community-based outreach events hosted by local public media stations across the country to demystify and normalize mental health matters, address discrimination and stigma, and encourage compassion. Check our tour schedule to learn more.

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