Tag Archives: Coping

Coping With Loss Of Hospital, Rural Town Realizes: We Don’t Need A Hospital

Eliza Oliver helps her daughter, Taelyn, step down from the exam table after her wellness check at Community Health Center. The child’s doctor, who worked at the now-closed hospital, has been given a medical scribe who takes notes. The visit this time seemed more “personal,” Oliver says.(Sarah Jane Tribble/KHN) This story also ran on NPR.… Read More »

Culture strongly influences coping behaviors after natural disasters

Demographic and cultural differences strongly influence the coping styles young people use when they’re affected by a natural disaster, and these disparities should be taken into account when providing services to help them recover from these traumatic experiences, a new study found. University of Illinois social work professors Tara M. Powell and Kate M. Wegmann… Read More »