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Post-Incarceration Syndrome: 'You Bring Stuff With You Out of Prison'

Post-Incarceration Syndrome: 'You Bring Stuff With You Out of Prison'

Mataka Askari lives in Columbia and works as a certified peer specialist for Burrell Behavioral Health, but before that – he spent 23 and a half years in prison.

He spoke about post incarceration syndrome, a form of PTSD specific to those who have been in prison, and some of the ways it impacts his life every day.

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