This article describes how 10 months after the Katrina disaster, New Orleans and the surrounding area is still dealing with issues of depression and suicide. Click here to read the article. Although the article does not necessarily point any fingers as to who is at fault, my take is that the federal gov't., specifically, FEMA has really dropped the ball in providing mental health assistance.
Back in February, I wrote something on this issue on my other blog.
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