PTSD Awareness Day

June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. While I don’t have any personal experience with PTSD, I learned a tremendous amount about the subject when I edited I Always Sit with My Back to the Wall: Managing Traumatic Stress and Combat PTSD. This book explains the physiological basis of PTSD, which is a result of severe trauma … Read more

PTSD Awareness Day

June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day. PTSD affects many people, including individuals who have been assaulted or involved in serious accidents or other life-threatening situations. However, many, many of the people who suffer with PTSD are those who have been traumatized to protect us—soldiers, police officers, and paramedics.  Even if we don’t anyone personally know … Read more

National PTSD Awareness Day

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 2011: Thanks to Vets and Help for Combat PTSD

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