ptsd

Strategies for Coping with Flashbacks

Flashbacks happen when you feel like you are reliving a traumatic experience or memory. They can occur day or night, and can occur recently or even years after the event.

5 Ways Veterans Can Support PTSD Treatment

Recovery from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be an ongoing process. You have already shown a great amount of strength by taking the first step to reach out and get treatment. Seeking care early from a health care provider can lead to successful health outcomes.

Maintaining Psychological Strength While Deployed

Warriors in the field depend on each other to get the job done right. Maintaining both physical and psychological strength is crucial to mission readiness.

Supporting Your Service Member with Psychological Health Concerns

Military life often has many challenges. These demands can include the daily toll of military duties, exposure to traumatic events, and separations from family and friends.

Taking the First Steps to Get Help for Psychological Health Concerns

Seeking help for psychological health concerns allows you to play an active role in your own well-being.

Understanding and Managing Anxiety Disorders

We all worry or feel anxious at times, but if these feelings interfere with daily activities you may want to check in with your health care provider.

Discussing your Psychological Health with a Provider

Making a plan to talk with a health care provider about your psychological health concerns is an important step toward improving your overall health.

Treatment Options for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological health concern that can occur following a traumatic or life-threatening event.

Understanding Posttraumatic Stress with PTSD Coach

Combat deployments can sometimes result in exposure to traumatic events, such as losing a close friend, bodily harm, violent experiences or even extended separation from loved ones. Ongoing stress reactions to these situations may eventually, but not always, lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dispelling Myths About Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Combat brings the possibility of losing close friends, bodily harm, exposure to terrifying events, and extended separation from loved ones. As many as 30 percent of service members redeploying from Iraq and Afghanistan can experience stress reactions associated with these situations.

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