Flood fight takes psychological toll
The trouble signs can seem almost innocuous for people who pride themselves on their stubborn self-reliance and ability to weather adversity.
For some, it is a sense of nagging bewilderment: "I don't know where to turn, and I don't know how to think straight."
For others, it might be an offhand admission: "I'm not feeling like myself," or "My husband is just not right."
And for the most deeply troubled: "I just can't keep going," or "I'm thinking about ending it all."