PTSD Warning Signs Lee Memorial Health System It can happen after a violent event, a natural disaster, an accident, or after the death of a loved one, Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition caused by a traumatic event.
Educational Videos on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Gift From Within Gift From Within is a nonprofit organization dedicated to those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals. Educational videos produced by Gift From Within and available for purchase on their website include "Living with PTSD: Lessons for Partners, Friends and Supporters", "When Helping Hurts: Sustaining Trauma Workers", "PTSD in Children", "Recovering from Traumatic Events: The Healing Process", and "The Counting Method for Ameliorating Traumatic Memories".
Therapies for PTSD Lee Memorial Health System Almost everyday it seems news about PTSD gets worse. From it's link to suicide and violent behavior and the shear number of veterans who battle it. But there are positives too as clinicians focus on treatment.
Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds TED Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them — and, finally, start to let it go.