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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
|Posted by LaDelle Lambey on May 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM|
It's natural to be afraid when you're in danger. It's also natural to be upset when something bad happens to you or someone you know.
If you continue to feel afraid and upset weeks, months or years later, it's time to talk to a mental health professional. You might have post-traumatic stress disorder.
Facts about PTSD.
PTSD can affect anyone at any age.
Millions of people get PTSD every year.
It's not only war veterans that have PTSD.
Women tend to get PTSD more often than men.
PTSD can be treated. You can feel better.
Don't Hurt Yourself or Others. You are not alone. We are here for you.
Call us at 702- 656-LOVE (5683)
Ancient Warrior Myths Help Veterns Fight PTSD
A soldier returns home from battle but has brought the war with him. He stares off into the distance, unable to take joy in his family or friends, still hyperalert to threats he no longer faces. Unable to heal his invisible wound, he takes his own life.
This isn’t a tragic news story about a veteran coming back from Afghanistan with a case of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It’s a summary of the Greek play "Ajax," which is more than 2,000 years old.
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