Fractured: Health and Equity

Event Title

Poverty Makes Us Sick: How Milwaukee is Adressing an Epidemic of Trauma

Location

Marquette University

Document Type

Video

Start Date

8-11-2017 12:00 AM

End Date

8-11-2017 12:00 AM

Description

Most of us are aware of the terrible post-traumatic stress that afflicts soldiers and civilians in war zones. But here at home, many residents of neighborhoods devastated by de-industrialization and joblessness experience a similarly debilitating “toxic stress.” A panel of medical providers, community stakeholders, and journalists will discuss how Milwaukee is addressing its epidemic of trauma from individual therapies to efforts to strengthen the broader community.

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Nov 8th, 12:00 AM Nov 8th, 12:00 AM

Poverty Makes Us Sick: How Milwaukee is Adressing an Epidemic of Trauma

Marquette University

Most of us are aware of the terrible post-traumatic stress that afflicts soldiers and civilians in war zones. But here at home, many residents of neighborhoods devastated by de-industrialization and joblessness experience a similarly debilitating “toxic stress.” A panel of medical providers, community stakeholders, and journalists will discuss how Milwaukee is addressing its epidemic of trauma from individual therapies to efforts to strengthen the broader community.