June 27th is designated as National PTSD Awareness Day. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect anyone who experiences trauma: children and women who are abused, individuals who suffer serious accidents or injuries, people who have lived through disasters, veterans and soldiers who have been in combat, and anyone who has experienced trauma. Stress normally follows … Read more
Veterans Day, November 11, is set aside to honor veterans and thank them for their service to our country. There are 101 ways you can thank a veteran—be sure to show your gratitude today to the veterans in your life. In war, soldiers go through trauma most of us cannot imagine. We shouldn’t be surprised … Read more
I recently talked about a book about PTSD in veterans. I’m working with psychiatrist Dr. Harry Croft—you can see him on this video of a television interview in which he talks about PTSD and the book project.