By On June 23rd, 2006

Katrina’s Wake a Wake-Up Call for Mental Health Issues

Some scary news coming from the Katrina aftermath:

“New Orleans is experiencing what appears to be a near epidemic of depression and post-traumatic stress disorders, one that mental health experts say is of an intensity rarely seen in this country. It is contributing to a suiciderate that state and local officials describe as close to triple what it was before Hurricane Katrina struck and the levees broke 10 months ago.”

Click here to read “A Legacy of the Storm: Depression and Suicide” (may require registration).

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