Resources for PTSD & Mental Health

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Lethal Warriors

In an excerpt from his new book,  2010 Dart Ochberg Fellow Dave Philipps uncovers the story of how members of a U.S. Army battalion exposed to some of the cruelest combat conditions in Iraq carried the nightmare of war back home.

A New Guide for Disaster Journalism in Latin America

Over the years, I have had the good fortune to work with journalists in Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico: countries where the media are under fire for the watchdog role they perform.  I have been awed by their powerful commitment to the profession and to the public they serve despite great personal risk.  I always departed wishing I could do more.

What 'Precious' Means for Clinicians

The 82nd annual Academy Awards are coming up on March 7, and one of the films in the running, nominated for six Oscars, is "Precious."  It's the story of a 16-year-old African-American girl living in Harlem who suffers physical, sexual and emotional abuse and is pregnant by her own father. It's the first film directed by an African-American to ever be nominated for best picture. It's also the first film in a long time to bring the issue of child sexual abuse to the forefront of the Academy Awards ceremony and the American imagination.

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