When someone survives a disaster such as a hurricane, earthquake, terrorist attack, or accident, their problems don’t necessarily end when the event does. For many people who have witnessed or experienced a disaster, the symptoms of PTSD become a greater burden than the trauma. Although survivors may be safe, their minds are still struggling with the aftermath. Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as “PTSD,” is common among disaster survivors. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges of coping with PTSD after a disaster and provide effective strategies for survivors.
Share This Post Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email In January 2017 Stars of HOPE joined Florida and Puerto Rico Art Therapy Chapters to deliver Stars created by families and teams around the US. We then created Stars of HOPE with children in schools and families living in shelters […]