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Mental health organization brings help to northern Iraq

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Black smoke fills the air following explosions at a funeral tent in the Sadr City district of Baghdad on Sept. 21, 2013.

More than a million people have fled Iraq over increasing violence by Islamic militants in recent weeks.

Decades of fighting in Iraq has traumatized many locals, which is why the Trauma Rehabilitation and Training Center, an organization in Iraqi Kurdistan, has been treating patients with mental health issues. 

Jenna Krajeski wrote about this unique facility for Harpers Magazine.


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