"City" piece on the upheaval among people with mental-health and substance-abuse
"City" piece on the upheaval among people with mental-health and substance-abuse problems caused by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Some area mental-health professionals said patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are having the hardest time. Karen Westerman, a Portland psychologist who specializes in substance-abuse treatment, said patients became undone after the tragedy. With anecdotal evidence supporting the claim.
Mentally handicapped, Mentally ill, Terrorism
Bass, Sharon, ""City" piece on the upheaval among people with mental-health and substance-abuse" (2001). Maine News Index – Casco Bay Weekly. 4354.