Weathering the Storm: The impact of the winter storm on mental health

AUSTIN (KXAN) — For many Central Texans, the power is back on and water is flowing in their homes. For some, however, the emotional distress from February’s winter storm lingers.

“I looked down at this chair that I keep by my door and it was white from the light of the moon, and my body froze,” Stephanie Vela Anderson said in a Facebook message. “At that moment when I looked at that chair and thought it was snow, I was reintroduced to the effects a traumatic experience can have on your body.”

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