Treatment for Veterans with PTSD

 

Do you or a loved one have PTSD?
There is no need to suffer. Treatment works.

If you have PTSD—posttraumatic stress disorder—
you don't have to suffer. There are good treatments
that can help.

This booklet describes therapies and
medications that are proven to help people with PTSD.

You'll hear from experts about what treatment is like,
and how it can help you.

Don't let PTSD get in the way of your enjoyment of life,
hurt your relationships, or cause problems for you at
work or school.

Information from: www.ptsd.va.gov

STUDY: Authors evaluatd the effectiveness and physiological effects of EMDR in police officers involved with on-duty shootings and who had PTSD.

Brochure on combat exposure for Veterans and their family

Veterans and PTSD Treatment by the Huffington Post

- Who Cares? Part I: Veterans Denied Access to Top PTSD Treatments

"Department of Defense refusal to fund research into EMDR, despite early trials demonstrating it's effectiveness"

 

Videos

 

This clip offers a brief explanation of EMDR along with an interview of a Vietnam veteran and rape victim. Both had tried various other therapies over the years with little success. 

 

Here is a 6 minute video that that talks about EMDR and its benefits:

 

For more information on EMDR please visit: EMDR Institute

For more information on trauma please visit: Trauma Pages