by Mary Elizabeth Williams
It hadn’t been military combat or domestic violence. There had been the best possible outcome. But I know now that you don’t have to go to war to experience crying jags, insomnia, panic attacks and extreme anxiety. You can just go to the hospital.
From ISTSS Stress Points:
The City of Chicago has frequently made headlines in recent years, and not for the reasons its citizens might hope. The city has become synonymous with violence and trauma, a reputation that disproportionately affects its most vulnerable residents.