The constant, increasingly urgent news reports about this year’s Hurricane season and the oncoming Hurricane Florence is triggering a lot of memories about Hurricane Harvey’s impact in Southeast Texas almost exactly a year ago. For many people those memories can induce memories of the stress of the event and the emotional burden of coping through recovery that followed.
The Beaumont Enterprise recently reminded us a year later that Harvey triggered severe depression and anxiety in many people, especially working class and people living in poverty. (Lozano, Juan A. Associated Press (Thursday, August 23, 2018) Year after Harvey, poor having toughest time recovering Beaumontpress.com)