Daily Gun Violence in New Orleans Has Spurred an Epidemic of PTSD

Caswick Naverro has seen some things in his 21 years: dozens of funerals of friends and family members who were shot, drugs, a childhood marked by poverty and a sick mother. And in his New Orleans community, he isn't the only one.

We often associate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with soldiers returning from war. But rarely do we talk about the impact of trauma on communities struggling with violence right here in the US. But it's real: In one of a handful of federally funded studies...

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