Mentally Ill In Wake of WTC Attack

Tuesday, November 20, 2001

The attack on the World Trade Center has had a huge psychological effect on the city. Many people have been requesting medications to cope with anxiety and depression – some for the first time in their lives. For those who had mental illnesses to begin with, these past few weeks have been especially frightening. WNYC’s Beth Fertig visited a homeless shelter for the mentally ill to hear how some of these New Yorkers are coping.

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