An estimated 5.2 million adults battle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the United States. Do you know the symptoms or signs of PTSD? Do you know how to help someone who has been affected?

PTSD is often referred to as a mental health condition prompted by experiencing or seeing a terrifying event. It could last for months, or even years, with triggers that can bring back memories of trauma.

Do you know someone who may have, or has been diagnosed with PTSD? It’s important to ask questions and listen to their experiences. It’s equally important to remember to voice your concern if a loved one is behaving differently following a traumatic experience. Check out the infographic below to learn the symptoms and understand how you can help those affected.

There are numerous times individuals in our Armed Forces are met with obstacles when readjusting to civilian life. At The Disposable Heroes Project, it’s our mission is to bring our nation’s heroes back to a position of prominence by providing unique and necessary services to our men and women in uniform. We make it a priority to give back and help those who have already done the same for us.

PTSD: National Center for PTSD Home


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