It has been a rough year or two in the South Sound, between the economy, the wars and a string of horrific crimes. All of that has drained our resources and left many people sad.
Wednesday morning, 248 readers joined Sheriff Paul Pastor, and mental health and trauma experts Troy Christensen, Meg Spratt and Sue Lockett-John for a lively Web chat.
Readers and experts discussed signs of trouble, and local mental health resources, ways to take constructive action.
Here’s the transcript: