post-traumatic stress disorder http://wrvo.org en New study points to trauma as a contributing factor in homelessness http://wrvo.org/post/new-study-points-trauma-contributing-factor-homelessness <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The majority of homeless mothers in upstate New York have experienced trauma in their lives -- about half of these show symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.</span></p><p>A 12-month study of nearly 300 homeless families in Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester released last week by The Wilson Foundation shows 93 percent of the mothers in the study experienced either physical or sexual abuse in their lifetimes.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:25:22 +0000 Michelle Faust 57374 at http://wrvo.org New study points to trauma as a contributing factor in homelessness Ft. Drum and community work to provide mental health services http://wrvo.org/post/ft-drum-and-community-work-provide-mental-health-services <p>For the first time since Fort Drum's expansion after the terrorist attack of 9/11, all of its three brigade combat teams are back home at the post.&nbsp; After multiple deployments in two wars spanning 11 years, the soldiers' needs for mental health services are unprecedented, and complicated. Fort Drum and the surrounding community are cooperating to respond to those needs.</p><div> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 27226 at http://wrvo.org