Traumatic stress is a reality among millions of students who grow up in a climate of fear, bullying, violence, and substance abuse—stress which impedes academic achievement and undermines physical and mental health. FACTS: Ten million students take antidepressant medication. Four million children suffer from ADHD and other learning disorders. Suicide is the third-leading cause
of death among teenagers. Seventy percent of students with mental health problems are not getting the help they need.