The Gazette spoke with psychologist Richard Mollica about a lesser known crisis zone for the displaced: mental health.
For nearly 30 years, Dr. Richard F. Mollica has been helping people cope with the worst catastrophes imaginable. The longtime director of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma at Massachusetts General Hospital has worked with survivors of the brutal Pol Pot regime in Cambodia, 9/11 in New York, and, most recently, the earthquake in Haiti.
How much can a few college students really accomplish during two months in Africa? Turns out, quite a lot.