“We have to listen to our young people. They may not know everything, but this is their environment, their universe,” said Dr. Altha Stewart with UTHSC.
Tennessee’s State of the Child report showed that 41% of our youth face at least one adversity. That’s higher than most other states.
Here’s what the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is doing to reach youth.
UTHSC’s Center for Youth Advocacy and Well-Being Director, Dr. Altha Stewart, uses a model of a tree to demonstrate adversities that youth experience both community-based and personal.