PTSD Can be Treated

Depending on the individual, treatment may include:
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Drug Therapy
You can help ease PTSD by:
  • Talking about the experience
  • Relaxing
  • Eating right
  • Developing inner peace
  • Exercising
  • Staying involved
Family and friends can play a big part in recovery by:
  • Being sympathetic
  • Being supportive
  • Sharing everyday chores
  • Being involved
  • Insisting you take time for yourself
People experience a range of reactions following trauma. Most people recover fine, given a little time. A small but significant number go on to develop more serious problems like PTSD.

Trauma is common. About 60% of US adults experience at least one trauma in their lives.

Certain treatments for PTSD have been found to work better than others. These treatments reduce symptoms and can allow you to enjoy activities again.