Dr. Glenn Saxe: Resilience and recovery in the wake of September 11

In any tragedy, a key to resilience and recovery is creating meaning from the unthinkable. Dr. Glenn Saxe is a leading researcher on the psychiatric consequences of traumatic events in children, as well as Chair and Clinical Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone and Director of the NYU Child Study Center.

In the video clips below, he talks about the effects of a deeply traumatic day, September 11, 2001, and their impact on children and communities, as well as how we can find meaning and create something positive even in the wake of a horrific event on the scale of September 11.