Treating trauma after disasters

    When natural disasters like the earthquake in Haiti strike, relief workers rush to address the physical wounds and needs of people affected. What about their mental health needs in the wake of a traumatic experience?

    When natural disasters like the earthquake in Haiti strike, relief workers rush to address the physical wounds and needs of people affected. What about their mental health needs in the wake of a traumatic experience?

    WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott spoke with psychologist Dan Gottlieb about mental health work in Haiti, and treating trauma.

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