Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The other shoe drops...

Pink Shoe , Baton Rouge LA 3/2007 from Baton Rouge Blues
copyright Wm. Greiner

At the one year mark, people started really digesting what happened (with Katrina) and what it means to their lives and depression started to sink in, experts say. As that passes and signs of post-traumatic stress disorder and severe depression appear in the area, average area residents have few places to turn to escape the ever-present hurricane destruction, be it in shattered buildings or lives.

“Even some of the stronger people are starting to wear down. Now, I’m seeing people who are just worn out” . Dr. Thomas yarnell of the Gulf Coast Counseling Center.

Excerpt from Mental problems grow by Joshua Norman McClatchy Newspapers 3/27/2007


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