WACIT North America: The Road Home Program for war veterans in Chicago

When we think of victims of trauma, we often forget war veterans, in particular their families. And yet, this is the group that led to the recognition of psychological trauma and post traumatic stress after the Second Word War.

Meeting the impressive team of the Road Home Programme at Rush University was a reminder of the complexities and secondary adversities that affect war veterans and their families. Integration to other community services, confidential input, range of interventions and excellent facilities were all apparent.

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