Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is becoming more widely recognized by medical experts and the general public, but there is still much we don’t know. To help educate, here are some important facts about PTSD from the National Institute of Mental Health:
It’s natural to be afraid when you’re in danger. It’s natural to be upset when something bad happens to you or someone you know. But if you feel afraid and upset weeks or months later, it’s time to talk with your doctor because you might have PTSD.
If you or a loved one is suffering from PTSD, there is help. We offer a toll-free helpline that can provide you with information and resources for PTSD and recovery. Our number is available 24 hours a day, so please don’t wait to get the treatment you deserve.