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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources

If you have post traumatic stress disorder or think that you may have PTSD after returning from a war zone and feel like you need help if you're feeling upset, please ask for help. Call 911. Go to the nearest hospital emergency room. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255. Call a friend. Call a church. Call a doctor. PTSD is difficult to live with buy by working with a counselor you can begin to heal. There is help for you, for your family, for your loved ones so that you can begin to regain a sense of calm.

How Does PTSD occur?

Civilian contractors working in war zones are vulnerable to post traumatic stress disorder. You might be placed in dangerous situations, as much at risk as the military, manning check points, collecting intelligence, working with bomb-sniffing dogs or monitoring improvised explosive devices that could detonate.


PTSD Treatments in 2017

Millions of people today suffer from PTSD after experiencing violence from war, combat, physical attacks, crime, tragic loss, or horrible experiences. There are more PTSD treatments in 2017 for post-traumatic stress disorder than ever before. Doctors, therapists, treatment centers stress the importance of trying many things, and not giving up if one treatment doesn’t work. […]


What Are Past Treatments for PTSD?

Even though society has known about post-traumatic stress disorder for centuries, it’s only been in the last few decades that the medical profession has developed long-term treatments. What are past treatments for PTSD? What Are Past Treatments for PTSD? In World War II, treatment for many soldiers with symptoms of what was called “combat stress […]


What is PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health problem affecting people who have experienced a shocking, scary, dangerous traumatic event. It can affect people who have been directly involved in an event and those who’ve witnessed one.


Physical and Mental Injuries from IED Blasts

What are the physical and mental injuries from IED (improved explosive device) blasts? The IED is among the most deadly and dangerous weapons of all time. Unfortunately, it’s a common tool of war in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Africa and other parts of the world today. Physical and Mental Injuries from IED Blasts Dogs are trained […]


What’s Helping People with PTSD?

PTSD is common. People from around the world who have experienced trauma, danger and constant or one-time horrific experiences can struggle with how to get through the challenges of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

No matter what happened to you or to someone you love, there are many organizations, doctors, therapists and care options available. This is a little background on a few programs and activities that have helped people with PTSD.


PTSD Support Groups and Treatments

If there’s a loved one in your family with PTSD and there is not a PTSD group that you can go to your community, join an online PTSD community. Learn more by talking with people in your situation and getting answers from people with PTSD or their loved ones who know what it’s like living with PTSD.


PTSD Findings in December 2015

Findings were announced in a press release about PTSD Findings in December 2015 that while veterans are able to access PTSD treatment options from the Veterans Administration, health and medical resources are limited for non-veterans and civilians with PTSD.


How PTSD Works in the Brain

Hi my name is Bennett Garfinkel. I’m neither an attorney nor a physician but I’m the lead medical researcher and legal assistant to lead counsel Brian Wiklendt here at the law firm Garfinkel Schwartz. Today I’m talking about how PTSD works in the brain. We’re located in the Maitland office a suburb or Orlando Florida here in […]


PTSD Help for Families of Military Contractors

PTSD Help for Families Loved Ones, Spouses, Family May Need Attention, Too Hi my name is Brian Wiklendt with Garfinkel Schwartz. I’m lead counsel here in Maitland, Florida, that’s a suburb of Orlando. We also have an office in Cocoa Beach Florida which is in the middle of the Space Coast. I’m here today to explain […]


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