--Clean-up crews in New Orleans and across the storm ravaged Gulf are making progress, though it will be many months before things return to normal. Mental health advocates say the emotional impact of Hurricane Katrina could linger even longer for survivors and some of those who watched the events unfold on television. Tanya Ott has the latest in our year- long series, Making Sense of Mental Health.
Editor's note: This is our latest piece in a year-long commitment to covering mental health issues in Alabama. You can learn more about our "Making Sense of Mental Health" project and find local mental health resources -- as our commitment continues throughout the year -- inside this website.