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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.

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 […]


PTSD and Treatments for PTSD

PTSD is an injury that is a hot button issue in the military. It’s also a very tough thing to diagnose and a very difficult thing for people to to get grips on in terms of actually seeking treatment. The Defense Base Act law protects people with PTSD who need medical help to get care.


There’s Help for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Getting help for post traumatic stress disorder is not easy because in post traumatic stress disorder the brain fights against itself. The challenge is that the memories won’t go away for the military contractors working overseas in war zones.


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