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Lifting the Veil on PTSD

June 6th, 2021
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health disorder that can develop after you experience or witness a traumatic or terrifying event. The triggering event may be a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist act, wartime combat, sexual or physical assault, domestic abuse, even the sudden, unexpected death of a loved one. While the event is happening, you may believe your life or the life of someone you love is in imminent danger. Whenever we’re confronted by a traumatic situation,…