Adolescent PTSD: What You Need to Know

Often, people unfamiliar with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) associate the condition with adults, and specifically with military veterans. And while it isn’t uncommon for military veterans to experience PTSD as […]

Traumatic Events Teens May Experience

If you think about traumatic events and post-traumatic stress disorder, you might not consider teenagers in the equation. Unfortunately, many teens do experience trauma in their young lives. This trauma […]

7 Strategies for Coping With Trauma for Teens

Have you recently gone through a traumatic event? Maybe whatever you went through was many years ago but you’re still dealing with the aftermath: nightmares, flashbacks, and difficulty getting past […]

PTSD in Kids After Natural Disasters

You’ve seen the photos and heard the horrific stories of people living in Houston, Florida, and the surrounding areas who suffered through the flooding associated with hurricanes. Families had to […]

How EMDR is Beneficial for Teens with Trauma

Trauma can be a difficult experience for teens, causing many psychological effects and often interfering with their daily functioning. Fortunately, a variety of treatments have been successful in treating trauma […]

How to Support Your Teen After a Disaster

We’d all like to protect our teens from the heartache and devastation that accompanies a disaster or traumatic event, such as a terrorist attack, a shooting, or even a severe […]

Acute Stress Disorder versus PTSD in Teens

If your teen has recently experienced trauma, then you may see psychological symptoms that need immediate care. Most people are familiar with the term PTSD, which is an acronym for […]

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