PTSD Month
PTSD Awareness Month

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Millions of Americans suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), approximately 44.7 million to be more accurate equating to 20 percent of the adult population. PTSD was not recognized as a psychological disorder until 1980. There are several ways to treat PTSD and it varies based on the patient and their needs and responsiveness. Treatments can include cognitive behavioral therapy, medications or a combination of both. “NOTE” PTSD is a condition that can be deadly in extreme cases.