Spread and Share - PTSD Awareness. It can affect many people not just Veterans and Law Enforcement. Their is a lot of help for those who survive. This poster explains the broad reaches of PTSD as well as information regarding the illness and how to get he
EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy) was developed by Francine Shapiro to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which causes significant physical changes within the brain as a result of trauma.
PTSD - This has changed my entire life and personality. After 5 years of isolation, depression, fear and being in a constant fight or flight state I'm finally starting to feel strong enough to deal with it. It's like purposely pouring salt and alcohol int
PTSD: Sudden noises make me jump; nightmares continue to steal my sleep; flashbacks cause me to remember the trauma that I endured, over and over again. It's not a choice, once the trauma is experienced the subconscious mind plays it over and over again.
Traumatized people lose faith that good things can happen and people can be kind and trustworthy. They feel hopeless, often believing that the future will be as bad as the past, or that they will not live long enough to experience a good future.