StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro recently sat down for a phone conversation with educator and author Robert A. Douglas (above in a courtesy photo) about his recently released fourth book, On the Border, a deeply personal collection of essays about his own struggles with Borderline Personality Disorder and how to reach traumatized children in educational settings. In our conversation, Douglas touches on the childhood traumas that inform his own struggle with mental health, the challenges young persons in inner-city spaces like Baltimore are having to navigate, and the impact of those traumas on their behaviors.

If you have any interest in the plight of young people in inner-city spaces, you need to listen to this interview. Press play above to hear the full conversation.

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