Oct. 28, 2015 | As U.S. braces for Syrian refugees, mental health services lag | Reuters

More than 20 years after Saddam Hussein’s soldiers in Iraq killed his brother in front of him, Ali Alghazally still suffers from night terrors he blames on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a common problem among refugees often left untreated.

As the United States prepares to take in 10,000 or more Syrian refugees in the coming year, social service groups are urging more funding for mental health counseling for cases like Alghazally’s, saying it makes resettlement easier. | Read more here.

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