Commentary on the March 11, 2018 Edition of 60 Minutes

by Rush L. Russell, Executive Director 

Sunday night’s 60 Minutes, March 11, was highlighted by an interview between Oprah Winfrey and one of the nation’s leading brain scientists, Dr. Bruce Perry.  Their discussion focused on the emerging science that shows when children are exposed to traumatic stress during their childhood, it rewires their brain and dramatically increases that’s child’s likelihood to become a smoker, use drugs, experience mental health issues, chronic health problems, school, employment and marital problems and even suicide. Continue reading