Denise’s Last Days
Co-published with Slate. A woman who lived her life homeless in Los Angeles almost got the help she needed. Her story shows everything could be different.
The Trauma Of Homelessness Doesn’t End Under A Roof
Co-published with Defector. The “struggle to feel safe” is one of the most prevalent issues a psychiatrist says he sees amongst his clients, even once they are housed.
Traumatic Pregnancies Are Awful. Dobbs Will Make That So Much Worse.
Co-published with The Washington Post. Some pregnancies and births are difficult enough to give mothers PTSD. When a pregnancy is unwanted, the physical and psychological strains will …
Inequity in Maternal Health Care Left Me With Undiagnosed Postpartum PTSD
Co-published with Parents Magazine. The condition impacts up to 17 percent of birthing people, but it's often underdiagnosed and undertreated, especially among lower-income patients.
Finding The Connection Between Trauma And Chronic Homelessness
Co-published with Defector. Greg Turner instinctively answers my question about when his homelessness started, with the earliest memory that he can claim about his life.
I Escaped the Trauma of Homelessness—Only to Face Your White Savior Complex
Co-published with Mother Jones. But I am determined to become something other than your project.
The Bill for My Homelessness Was $54,000
Co-published with The New York Times. Debt is a hidden burden for Americans experiencing homelessness.
Facing Trauma When Your Parent Is Homeless
Co-published with Defector. On the anniversary of her mother’s passing, Autumn Stenberg shares how she continues to cope with “the weight of the responsibility of my mom having …
Can Lawyers and Traumatized Clients Learn to Trust Each Other?
Co-published with Slate. Teaching the legal profession to understand the effects of trauma.
Rethinking ‘Resilience’ and ‘Grit’
Co-published with The Boston Globe. ‘Grit’ and ‘resilience’ have become buzzwords to praise individual survival skills. But focusing on these traits skew conversations away from equity.
Trauma in Plain Sight
Co-published with Slate. Among homeless people, PTSD is widespread and widely overlooked.
Co-curated with Bill Moyers & Company. Let’s take a closer look at the most feared weapon used by the US in the Korean War.