June is “National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness” Month, which is intended to raise public awareness about issues related to PTSD, reduce the stigma associated with PTSD, and help ensure that those suffering from it receive proper treatment.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is a “psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault.”
PTSD may result in sleep problems, irritability, anger, recurrent dreams about the trauma, intense reactions to reminders of the trauma, disturbances in relationships, and isolation.
When a crisis, such as the COVID pandemic occurs, incidence of PTSD increases, alarmingly, due to the PTSD that it can cause. If you or a loved one is experiencing any of the symptoms of PTSD for whatever cause, please contact us for help.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a proven FDA approved therapy that is highly effective in the treatment of mental health disorders including PTSD.