Behind the Story: “No money for treating the traumatized”



Our October 23 cover article, “No money for treating the traumatized,” shares the story of Veronica Coney, and how her family was among a fortunate few who’ve gained access to family trauma therapy after years of exposure to violence in and out of their home. I spoke with writer Steve Bogira about how this story came to be and how the history of segregation in Chicago has shaped the city we know today. …