rehabilitation

  • refugees2
    August 26, 2016  

    Now five years old, the war in Syria has taken an immense emotional and physical toll on those close to the fighting. Nisreen Katbi fled from Syria to Jordan four years ago and now runs a center that helps fellow refugees experiencing physical and psychological trauma. The center provides full-time care, free of charge. Three University of California, Berkeley, journalism students — Hanna Miller, Lacy Jane Roberts and Luisa Conlon — filmed and produced this story in Jordan, which is narrated by Lacy Jane Roberts. Continue reading

  • free write
    January 11, 2016  

    Free Write Jail Arts and Literacy aims to help troubled youths in Chicago’s Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center address their personal issues by writing poetry about their circumstances and upbringing. Jeffrey Brown talks with poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, who turned around his life with writing and education after eight and a half years in prison. Continue reading

  • nottrending
    June 23, 2015  

    When we only pay attention to the things that are trending in our social networks, we may be missing some compelling stories. Carlos Watson, CEO of website Ozy, joins Gwen Ifill to share a few overlooked items, including a man trying to reform schools in Oakland, and a program that aims to transform the lives of inmates. Continue reading

  • Photo by National Park Service
    January 30, 2015   BY  

    The conditions on Tuesday were perfect to release 21 rehabilitated sea turtles off the Louisiana coast into the Gulf of Mexico .
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  • July 24, 2013  

    Inside the walls that hold many of California’s offenders, some inmates are learning to find peace. Prisoners at San Quentin can take part in a year-long initiative where they practice tactics to address the root causes of their violent behavior. Special correspondent Katie Olsen shows us who is benefiting from the program. Continue reading

  • January 21, 2011  

    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ ambulance passed scores of well-wishers as she was taken to Houston for the next phase of rehabilitation after being shot. Judy Woodruff discusses what therapies she faces with Dr. Alexander Dromerick of Georgetown University Hospital and Dr. Christina Kwasnica of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2007  

    After returning stateside from the Iraqi battlefield, wounded soldiers are turning to alternative forms of therapy to rehabilitate themselves. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden reports on a Colorado ski week aimed at healing wounded Iraq war veterans. Continue reading