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  • Sam DiFranco

PTSD

According to research, 20 percent of people who experience a traumatic event will develop PTSD. About 8 million people have PTSD in a given year.

WHAT DOES PTSD STAND FOR?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder- which is a mental health condition that is triggered by terrifying events.

WHAT ARE SYMPTOMS OF PTSD?

*Avoidance- There are times when a person may not feel comfortable talking about their situation and or they may avoid places that potentially remind them of the trauma.

*Negative changes in mood- Some people with experience the feeling of hopelessness and struggle with maintaining close relationships, due to closing off on emotions.

*Emotional reaction- Others may experience restlessness at night, the feeling of always being in danger and or easily startled.

Each symptom listed are only a few, however, if experiencing these symptoms, counseling is always recommended.

It can be difficult asking for help, however, Starpoint Counseling Center ensures clients to feel welcomed and taken care of in the best way possible to aid in your troubled times and to find coping mechanisms.

For more information visit https://starpointcounselingtampa.com/

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