Coping with the Ecological Aftermath of 9/11: The Long–Term Effects and the Mental Health of Your Community
Mindy Fullilove, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Public Health, Columbia Univ.; Research Psychiatrist, NYS Psychiatric Institute
Dr. Fullilove compares the loss of life and property following 9/11 to the devastation to communities of urban renewal. The presentation also describes the work of a new initiative, NYC RECOVERS, an alliance of organizations addressing social and emotional recovery throughout the greater metropolitan area. In addition, the presentation will explore roles that organizations of all kinds can play in the long recovery that lies ahead.
Satellite broadcast originally aired April 18, 2002.