"Young people today face an overwhelming amount of stress and are frequent victims of serious trauma...Consequently, trauma and its effects on young people has received significant attention with growing concern about youth violence and crime. But it has not been enough."
From Viruses to Violence: Rethinking Public Health Strategies in Response to Political Culture
Authors : Christian H. Bijoux, MPH, MBA; Andrea Nguyen, MD, MPH
"Unless structural causes of poor education, poverty, morbidity, and mortality are addressed, theses issues will continue to spread like the collective epidemic--nay, the pandemic that they are. They will continue to fester and grow, jumping from community to community like a virus gaining hold in a susceptible host."