Sherman Blackwell is executive director of Singing River Services, a mental health center in Gautier.
says hurricane season can trigger painful emotions.
"Maybe in December they're not thinking about the loss of a child, or a family member, or a pet, but now those memories are going to come bubbling back up," Blackwell
Residents of the Gulf Coast have been especially hard hit over a long time.
says that can wear you down, emotionally.
"It's easier, well, it's not always that easy, to replace the physical things, than get back on the emotional track.
A lot of things that were lost have an emotional value," Blackwell