PTSD – how can I help myself. Self-care for PTSD – mind.org.uk

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/self-care-for-ptsd/#a How can I help myself? Living with PTSD can feel overwhelming. This page offers some practical suggestions for looking after yourself. Get to know your triggers Confide in someone Give yourself time Try peer support Find specialist support Look after your physical health Tips on coping with flashbacks Flashbacks can be very distressing, but…

PTSD Charity Spotlight >>> Give Us Time

https://giveustime.org.uk Give Us Time takes commercially let accommodation donated by owners of holiday groups, hotels, holiday homes and timeshares, and matches them with military families in need of rest, rehabilitation and reconnection with their families. Often, after 6 months away from home, the family dynamic can change considerably and it can be stressful for both…

More Research Links Child Detainment to PTSD

By Deborah Brauser Image via chatiyanon https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/917983 Adding to previous research showing a link between toxic stress at a young age and lasting impairment, including depression and anxiety, a new study suggests a significant association between separation of families at the US border and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In a study released by the Department…

Minnesota Vikings Unveil Sensory-Inclusive Room For Fans With Autism, PTSD

posted by Bill Galluccio –  Sep 9, 2019 https://wflanews.iheart.com/content/2019-09-09-minnesota-vikings-unveil-sensory-inclusive-room-for-fans-with-autism-ptsd/ The Minnesota Vikings want to ensure that all fans enjoy their time at U.S. Bank Stadium. The team unveiled a new sensory-inclusive room at the stadium where fans with Down syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, autism, or other conditions can go to find a calm relaxing space during games.…

Here is How Pets Help Veterans with PTSD and other Mental Disorders

By Andrea Harris at MY ESA Doctorhttps://thriveglobal.com/stories/here-is-how-pets-help-veterans-with-ptsd-and-other-mental-disorders/ We read stories about wars and famous veterans through history lessons. It taught us how war rolls into the life of humans and leaves an irrevocable impact. Furthermore, art also portrays the fine aspects of war. There is horror and there is beauty. The portrayal of war through…

New York – Experimental ‘blood test’ accurately screens for PTSD

NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-09/nlh-et090919.php An artificial intelligence tool – which analyzed 28 physical and molecular measures, all but one from blood samples – confirmed with 77 percent accuracy a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in male combat veterans, according to a new study. Led by NYU School of Medicine,…