PTSD Recovery Program: How To Help Someone With PTSD

November 1, 2015 Jami DeLoe

A posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recovery program often requires a network of supporters for the PTSD sufferer that includes loved ones, friends, doctors and even coworkers. This is because posttraumatic stress disorder doesn't only affect those who are diagnosed with it. Usually, many people play a part in the sufferer's PTSD recovery program. Sometimes it's hard to know how to handle it when someone with PTSD is triggered, anxious, or depressed -- what to say or do to make the situations better. These are muddy waters to navigate, but it can be done. You are able to help someone through their PTSD recovery program.

You know your loved one has been diagnosed with PTSD, and you realize that they have Couple talking2
suffered trauma that caused it. But do you ever find yourself wondering what to say or do when PTSD symptoms rear their heads? It doesn't have to become a life of walking on eggshells. There are some things that you can do to make it easier for you and for your loved one to work through their PTSD recovery program. The video below offers some easy tips and insights for how to handle PTSD recovery together.

What To Do When A Loved One Is In PTSD Recovery

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DeLoe, J. (2015, November 1). PTSD Recovery Program: How To Help Someone With PTSD, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 14 from

Author: Jami DeLoe

Jami DeLoe is a freelance writer and addiction blogger. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and addiction recovery and is a recovering alcoholic herself. Find Jami DeLoe on her blog, Sober GraceTwitter, and Facebook.

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