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Director’s Updates About Coping with Traumatic Events

Tragedy at Fort Hood

The horrific events yesterday at Fort Hood leave many Americans stunned and saddened. For those closest to the events, there is both shock and trauma.

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NIMH Staff Provide Mental Health Care to the Gulf Coast Region

In the last months of summer, two devastating hurricanes destroyed the lives, homes, and livelihoods of millions of Americans in the southern Gulf Coast region.

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Coping with Hurricane Katrina

The initial response to a disaster like Hurricane Katrina rightly focuses on meeting the immediate material needs of survivors. As the nation addresses those needs, it must also prepare to meet the often acute emotional needs of both survivors and responders.

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