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Haiti Ptsd

Helping Haiti Heal

James S. Gordon | Posted 07.16.2012 | Impact
James S. Gordon

For two years, my colleagues and I have been training health and mental health professionals, teachers, priests, nuns, and voodoo healers to deal with their own stress and trauma and then to help the populations they serve.

Haiti One Year Later: Coping On The Anniversary Of Trauma

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

It's one year now since Haiti was devastated by a horrific earthquake that killed over 250,000 people. How can one survive this kind of devastating trauma? How can one go on with living?

Listening to Haiti's Quake Survivors

Laura Flynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Laura Flynn

On a recent visit to Haiti, I sat down with ten young Haitians who are working as mental health workers in the refugee camps of Port-au-Prince.

Meetings With Remarkable Haitians: Pierre Andre DuMas

James S. Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James S. Gordon

Now, Haitian leaders seem at this crucial moment in history far less encumbered with the self-importance and pride that afflicts many national and, indeed, professional leaders I have known.

Overcoming Trauma in Haiti: Reflections of a Seasoned Disaster Specialist

William Spear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
William Spear

Imagine trying to help a soldier overcome his trauma while bullets are still flying overhead. Our work facilitates communities to recover a sense of safety for children, relieve fear, and allow grief, anger and sadness to be expressed.