Youth gang involvement impacts the health and welfare of the individual, as well
as that of his or her family, peers, and community.
Mar 13, 2014 ... “Joining a gang in the teens had enduring consequences on health and ....
State's investigation into synthetic fields and cancer leaves some ...
Non-gang member friends are cast aside and soon the youth's only friends are
gang members. Gang membership, although a temporary phase for some youths,
Aug 2, 2006 ... is examined: the impact of gang members' criminal activity, general .... drive-by
shootings, and some use of assault weapons. The personal ...
Gangs have direct effects on a community, such as increased levels of crime,
violence and murder. ... What are some good steps to take to stop youth violence
Gang membership can severely hurt one's health and future. Gang members may
be killed or injured. Many put themselves in danger of disease, prison, and ...
Jan 19, 2016 ... The increase in gang violence and crime in some Aboriginal ... This gang effect
adds to the social and family risk factors that may be present ...
My topic is on the psychological costs of gang violence on the individual and the
... I begin, then, with some of the obvious psychological effects of gang violence.
Feb 19, 2014 ... Some call the area the "gang capital" of the United States, with more than 450
gangs with at least 45.000 active gang members, according to ...
It's not unusual for a teen interested in joining a gang to have a relative who's
currently involved with a gang or has been in the past. Some gangs appeal to a ...