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PTSD

Read: Disaster Survivors Talk Why Self-Care Is Vital to Trauma Recovery

Disaster Survivors Talk Why Self-Care Is Vital to Trauma Recovery

The timeless flight attendant’s advice, “Secure your oxygen mask before helping others,” applies to leaders helping their communities after a traumatic event.

Read: Life Before and After a Mass Shooting

Life Before and After a Mass Shooting

A Virginia Tech mass shooting survivor talks about what the survivors of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting might expect to experience in the months and years ahead.

Read: Study: Victims Often Experience Paralysis During a Sexual Assault

Study: Victims Often Experience Paralysis During a Sexual Assault

During a sexual assault, seven out of ten female survivors reported significant immobility while nearly one in two experienced extreme immobility.

Read: A Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor’s Story

A Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor’s Story

Although Lisa Hamp wasn’t shot during the 2007 Virginia Tech active shooter attack, she was still traumatized. Recovery is both physical and mental.

Read: The Effects of Trauma on Campus First Responders and Staff

The Effects of Trauma on Campus First Responders and Staff

Even if first responders and staff aren’t directly affected by a tragedy, they can still experience secondary trauma and develop PTSD.

Read: Man Awarded $39,000 Following  Altercation with Hospital Security Officer

Man Awarded $39,000 Following Altercation with Hospital Security Officer

A man claiming he was dropped on a sidewalk after being carried out of a hospital by a security officer won his lawsuit in court on June 3.

Which Teens Are Most Vulnerable to Developing PTSD?

Researchers Uncertain on How to Heal Traumatized Kids

Read: How to Respond to a Veteran in Crisis

How to Respond to a Veteran in Crisis

Calls involving military vets require a different approach and tactics than other subjects.

Sandy Hook Responders Suffer from PTSD

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