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Bringing Healing to Traumatized Victims of Mass Violence

An estimated one billion people around the world have experienced mass violence, torture or terrorism and are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. Some are unable to work or care for themselves or their families. Now, a small American foundation, begun by the family of a victim of the September 11 attacks, is establishing trauma clinics in poor countries scarred by violence.   New Yorker Liz Alderman and James Okello, a psychiatrist visiting from...

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