Health

Death at the dinner table

Blake Sifton was born to a family of funeral directors. He explores the prevalence of mental illness in the profession.

Death at the dinner table

slavery

Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK

Saved from grips of being trafficked into modern-day slavery, victims suffer severe trauma and struggle to move on.

Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK

Fault Lines

The Final Call: Why Firefighters Commit Suicide

Fault Lines explores the hidden epidemic of suicide among US firefighters and asks why more isn't being done to help.

TechKnow

Can ecstasy drug therapy help cure PTSD?

TechKnow looks at the controversy surrounding psychedelic science and asks if a party drug can help cure trauma.

Human Rights

Kashmir's mental health crisis

According to a recent report, 1.8 million Kashmiri adults suffer from some form of mental distress.

Kashmir's mental health crisis

Humanitarian crises

Healing Central African Republic's traumatised children

At classes for youngsters suffering from PTSD, girls draw pictures of men with guns, missing limbs and lost children.

Healing Central African Republic's traumatised children

Ukraine

Ukraine: Traumatised by war and PTSD

On the front line of Ukraine's battle against PTSD, with war veterans, psychologists, priests and volunteers.

Ukraine: Traumatised by war and PTSD

Mental health

Q&A: 'If you've been in fire service, you have PTSD'

Former firefighter Jeff Dill is urging first responders to confront the effect their jobs have on their mental health.

Q&A: 'If you've been in fire service, you have PTSD'

War & Conflict

Ukraine conflict causes spike in domestic violence

PTSD and economic crisis are blamed for increase in violence - and stigma often prevents victims from seeking help.

Ukraine conflict causes spike in domestic violence

Magazine

Magazine: The girls of the Lord's Resistance Army

Ugandan women who were abducted as children by the LRA share their stories of rape, torture and abandonment.

Magazine: The girls of the Lord's Resistance Army

Asia

Afghan PTSD patients face cultural stigma

Many troops suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are facing another battle front from society.

Humanitarian crises

Traumatised by ISIL, Yazidis seek help

The strong sense of community among Yazidis brings them through the trauma of war.

Traumatised by ISIL, Yazidis seek help

War & Conflict

A soft approach to returning British fighters

ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.

A soft approach to returning British fighters

101 East

When the battle comes home

101 East looks at the rising rates of mental health problems among Australian veterans of the war in Afghanistan.

PTSD

Pot, PTSD, and suffering: US war vets in need

US marijuana laws collide with combat-trauma victims, forcing veterans to self-medicate on the sly.

Pot, PTSD, and suffering: US war vets in need