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The holistic healthcare practitioners featured in Unimagined Bridges:

The holistic healthc are practitioners featured in Unimagined Bridges: Ear Acupuncture Treatment for Disaster Trauma utilize the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association’s (NADA) 5-point ear acupuncture protocol. This simple but effective protocol, commonly known as Acu Detox, has been successfully used for 35 years in addiction programs around the world. Unimagined Bridges chronicles how Acu Detox was used at New York’s ground zero and in storm-ravaged Louisiana to provide first responders and community members relief from anxiety, depression and inso mnia. T he events of 9/11 had a particular ripple effect in the acupuncture community. In the aftermath of the attacks, a flood of holistic health-care practitioners came forward to offer aid. Two initiatives that resulted from their efforts w ere the walk- in ear acupun ct u re clinics of St Vincent’s hospital in Manhattan, offered t hrough its Integrative Stress Management (ISM) program, and the Community Relief and Reb