Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?
There's a sense of isolation and danger here that can weigh on people. I think it's important to speak some Spanish, to make local friends (either in Nuevo Laredo or Laredo), enjoy what this post has to offer (tacos, friendly people, the glass factory, exercise opportunities), and get away regularly. We don't currently have anyone staffing our health unit; we just get occasional visits from the regional doctor and psychiatrist. - Jun 2018
No, you will probably have an excess of vitamin D! This place is hot! - Apr 2017