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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – An Overview

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Long Island Library Programmers Association (LILPA) – Hosted by Westhampton Free Library

Catherine O’Brien, MS, PMHNP-BC, PMHCS-BC

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition, is the result of experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event or series of events, such as natural disasters, serious accidents, terrorist acts, war/combat, assault, domestic violence and bullying. It affects approximately 3.5 percent of U.S. adults every year, with an estimated one in 11 people diagnosed in their lifetime. Women are twice as likely as men to have PTSD. Learn how to recognize PTSD, and what treatments and options are available. Hosted by Westhampton Free Library.

A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all participants 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.


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