Flooded City, Troubled Minds

Drummond, Katie
September 2010
Next American City;Fall2010, Issue 28, p11
The article discusses the problem of limited diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among Hurricane Katrina victims in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2010. It is stated that a grassroots effort to help allay the trauma has collected 12 million dollars to create the New Orleans Healing Center, which will open in 2011 and will include an Eastern medicine practice, a fresh foods store and a micro-loan office. The integrated healing approach will reportedly target adults first, but will also incorporate children-friendly programs.


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