Brain Health & Wellness Learning Series - PTSD
Nearly everyone goes through a traumatic event at least once during their lifetime. Military service members and Veterans are especially vulnerable to the lasting effects of post-traumatic stress due to the nature of their duties and experiences. While this can be a difficult diagnosis to navigate, it is treatable, and social support is one of the leading factors for lasting recovery. Having someone to trust and confide in while feeling heard and validated is a vital part of the healing process. That is why your role is so important. This series on post-traumatic stress disorder explores the presentation and diagnosis of PTSD, its impact on both the warriors you support and the lives of those around them, and effective treatment modalities, so you’ll be better equipped to provide meaningful support.