PTSD triggers can disrupt your life, but it is possible to manage them.

How Do I Manage Triggers With PTSD?

Triggers are a major part of life when you’re living with post traumatic stress disorder. Triggers can be just about anything– people, places, things, smells, sounds, words, and more– that remind you of a traumatic instance or instances that left you with PTSD. Sometimes triggers may not even seem to make sense, but they can…

3 Big Myths About PTSD

3 Big Myths About PTSD While everyone is susceptible to both trauma and its effects, medical conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder are often discussed without clear definitions or informative explanations. There are so many myths and misconceptions about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and while most people will experience some type of trauma in their life,…

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PTSD in First Responders — Help for America’s Heroes

Confronting an open shooter, running into a burning building, or rushing to aid those injured in such attacks all sound like unsettling situations for most, but for America’s first responders, it’s another day on the job. While America’s heroes are trained to handle such daunting and dangerous situations, they are still human beings experiencing traumatic situations. It’s no wonder our first responders experience a higher rate of PTSD and depression compared to other professions.

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Signs of PTSD Following a Toxic Relationship

Many people are familiar with the term post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but few may realize that they may be suffering from it. It’s commonly recognized that military veterans may experience PTSD, but they are not the only group of people who may suffer from it. Experiencing any traumatic event in life can lead to developing PTSD, such as childhood abuse, a car accident, domestic violence, or a toxic relationship.