June 2015

Trigger warning

I have trouble with fireworks. And crowds. So you can imagine Disney World was a little rough one night near Cinderella’s castle. I felt like I couldn’t control what was happening around me. I remember…

Sleep and PTSD

Many people have trouble sleeping sometimes. This is even more likely, though, if you have PTSD. Trouble sleeping and nightmares are two symptoms of PTSD. Why do people with PTSD have sleep problems? They may…

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Veterans Adding Life Story to Medical Records

Art Therapy: Not your traditional couch session

Brain protects ears from flashback explosions

Stigma of PTSD still deters many from seeking help

by Sgt. Zach Sheely TOPEKA, Kan. – “Not all wounds are visible,” PTSD Journal. For many service members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, simply admitting the need for help may be the most difficult thing…

From Front Lines to Behind the Scenes

by Mike Nyeste I guess another late-night related TV post couldn’t hurt. A recent New York Times article revealed Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central’s Daily Show, has been quietly operating a training program aimed…

June is PTSD Awareness Month