Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder http://wesa.fm en 'Project 22' Releases Official Trailer http://wesa.fm/post/project-22-releases-official-trailer <p>The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs released a report last year stating that an estimated 22 veterans commit suicide every day.</p><p>That number hit home for Marine Sgt. Daniel Egbert and Army Sgt. Matt King; both of whom served in Iraq. The two set out on a 22-day road trip from Los Angeles to Ground Zero in New York, producing a documentary focused on raising awareness about veteran suicide.</p><p>That documentary is "Project 22."</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Michael Lynch 25856 at http://wesa.fm How Treating Trauma in Refugees Has Evolved http://wesa.fm/post/how-treating-trauma-refugees-has-evolved <p></p><p></p><p>Dr. Richard Mollica, the director of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma at Massachusetts General Hospital, has spent the last three decades working with refugees. This week, he was in Pittsburgh for a conference and sat down to speak about refugees and trauma with 90.5 WESA’s Erika Beras. This is part of the interview.</p><p>On how the work he has done has changed since the early '80s:</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Erika Beras 25815 at http://wesa.fm With Community Violence, Post-Traumatic Stress Can Be A Hidden Wound http://wesa.fm/post/community-violence-post-traumatic-stress-can-be-hidden-wound <p>Rachel Zwipf is packing. Boxes scattered around her home are being filled with pots, children’s toys and framed photos.<br /><br />She’s moving to North Carolina, leaving behind a good job, her family and painful memories of Pittsburgh. &nbsp;</p><p>"His name was Sean Thompson, but we all called him Lydell," she said.</p><p>Two summers ago, Zwipf’s fiancé was murdered in Lawrenceville, just a few blocks from their home. They were already planning to move. Thompson had spent years in jail for a slew of offenses and wanted a new start.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:27:13 +0000 Erika Beras 15699 at http://wesa.fm With Community Violence, Post-Traumatic Stress Can Be A Hidden Wound