When we hear of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder we automatically think of military personnel but it can affect anyone who has gone through a frightening or disturbing experience.
What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a particularly disturbing and disabling illness which can be caused by exposure to any event which is (or is perceived to be) life threatening.
How can you help me?
Over the past number of years the causes of PTSD have become more understood and with this understanding have come safe and effective treatments that we use to help sufferers.
We have written an essay on post-traumatic stress disorder if you would like to understand more about our approach and if you are ex-military we recommend you go to PTSD Resolution who can refer you for FREE counselling.
You may also find this website a valuable source of information:
The A-Z Guide to Veterans and Addiction: This guide aims to build awareness of the plight experienced by many veterans when it comes to addiction. The guide also provides tips on how to help a veteran who suffers from an addiction.