Many Refugees Dealing with Trauma Face Obstacles to Mental Health Care

As a younger boy dwelling in what was then Zaire, Bertine Bahige remembers watching refugees flee from the Rwandan genocide in 1994 by crossing a river that kinds the 2…

Journalists Look Into Wildfire Trauma and the South’s Monkeypox Response

KHN reporter and producer Heidi de Marco mentioned the affect of wildfire trauma on youngsters in Northern California on CapRadio’s “Perception With Vicki Gonzalez” on Sept. 13. KHN Florida correspondent…

‘I’m proud of myself’

Kelly Walski, 17, started experiencing unexplainable bouts of ache, in addition to occasional nausea and vomiting. The ache can be so extreme she couldn’t take part at school actions. (Chris…

As State Institutions Close, Families of Longtime Residents Face Agonizing Choices

GLENWOOD, Iowa — Mike Lee’s lifestyle has pale away in many of the United States, and it quickly will vanish from southwestern Iowa. Lee, 57, has spent 44 years on…

En centros de llamadas del 988 se lucha contra el suicidio… y la falta de recursos

Un viernes por la tarde, en un centro de llamadas del sureste de Pennsylvania, Michael Colluccio removió su té caliente, se puso los auriculares y encendió la computadora. La pantalla…

Niños del norte de California aprenden a lidiar con el trauma que dejan los incendios

SONOMA, California. – Maia y Mia Bravo salieron de su casa en un brillante día de verano y sintieron el peligro. Humo de madera quemada flotaba sobre su jardín. Maia,…

Children in Northern California Learn to Cope With Wildfire Trauma

SONOMA, Calif. — Maia and Mia Bravo stepped outdoors their home on a brilliant summer time day and sensed hazard. A touch of smoke from burning wooden wafted via their…

At 988 Call Centers, Crisis Counselors Offer Empathy — And Juggle Limited Resources

On a Friday night at a name middle in southeastern Pennsylvania, Michael Colluccio stirred his scorching tea, placed on his headset, and began up his laptop. The display confirmed calls…

‘It’s Becoming Too Expensive to Live’: Anxious Older Adults Try to Cope With Limited Budgets

Financial insecurity is upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of older adults as hovering housing prices and inflation diminish the worth of mounted incomes. Throughout the nation, seniors who…

Journalists Discuss the Nation’s Suicide Prevention Hotline, Abortion, and ‘Forever Chemicals’

KHN correspondent Aneri Pattani mentioned the 988 suicide prevention hotline on NPR’s “Life Equipment” podcast on Aug. 25 and with America’s Heroes Group Roundtable on Aug. 20. KHN Midwest correspondent…