PTSD resources for those who are struggling

Posted on 06/11/21 02:04:pm

 

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According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects approximately 8 million U.S. adults each year. First recognized in 2014, PTSD Awareness Month is an important opportunity to share resources and hope for those who are suffering. Below are some helpful resources from Rogers Behavioral Health and other organizations.

Rogers Resources

PTSD quiz

Though not intended as a diagnostic tool, this seven-question quiz may help determine if you or a loved one are exhibiting behaviors that could be a sign of PTSD.

Blogs

Rogers is committed to providing helpful resources for members of the community who are impacted by PTSD. Our blog covers a wide variety of topics related to PTSD, from how to choose a therapist to the impact of trauma on children. Visit our blog to learn more.

Informational videos

It can be challenging to ask for help. To learn more about the care available at Rogers for trauma and PTSD, browse the videos in our Resources section. Here you'll find inspiring stories from former Rogers patients and learn more about our evidence-based treatment approach.

Free screening

Rogers Behavioral Health offers multiple levels of care for those struggling with trauma or PTSD. To request a free confidential screening, call 800-767-4411 for inpatient, residential, or outpatient care in Brown Deer, Oconomowoc, or West Allis. For all other locations, call 888-927-2203. You may also request a screening online.

Fact sheet

Want to learn more about PTSD and trauma? Our fact sheet will help you learn more about the types of trauma, symptoms of PTSD, and more. The fact sheet is available here

Other resources

National Center for PTSD

The National Center for PTSD, a part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, conducts research and provides education to improve the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD. They also provide helpful resources for loved ones and healthcare providers.

U.S Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Minority Health

To address the challenges minority communities may face, the Office of Minority Health provides a hub of resources to address violence-related trauma.

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has experienced an increased rate of domestic violence. To properly address this issue, the mission of this organization is to help survivors access the resources they need to stay safe and find help.  

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Call 800-767-4411 or go to rogersbh.org to request a free screening.