Minnesota Doctors Call Attention to Puerto Rican Children's Hidden Scars

Image source: Elizabeth Flores, Star Tribune

Eight months have passed since the worst hurricane in decades hit the small island, yet Puerto Ricans are still attempting to recover, especially children. Dr. Miguel Fiol, Department of Neurology, assembled a team of health professionals to survey the situation and develop a plan to help those in need.

“I think there is a lot of underlying stress in the whole situation on the island,” Dr. Miguel Fiol said in an interview with the Star Tribune. “Children don’t say ‘I am anxious,’ or ‘I am depressed. Kids may not express it. Some do, but a lot of them don’t.”

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