Research indicates early intervention after a traumatic event can reduce the symptoms of post-traumatic stress
disorder (PTSD). That’s why the more we know about PTSD, the more effective we can be as social workers to help people
overcome and cope with this mental health condition.
June 27 is PTSD Awareness
Day, which was established last year by the Senate to raise public awareness about PTSD. Awareness first starts with
understanding what something is, where it comes from and how it can be treated.
“What is PTSD?” infographic outlines the symptoms, causes and treatments for the various types of traumatic events,
and we hope this serves as a good starting point to spread awareness.