Plan in advance

I am always on the look out for more ideas on how to cope.  I am also aware that some families and friends want to help.  I learned that without actually experiencing a flashback, trigger or some other PTSD/CPTSD symptom it is hard for them to know what to do.  I like what this young…

One voice

Rachel agreed to let me share this.  This is her experience and her voice…..sharing this I am hoping that another point of view may help someone.  People die every day at their own hand…..I am hoping education and another choice or a sliver of hope will help someone get the help they need.     …

Therapist questions

Finding the therapist that works well with you depends on more than pot luck.  Unfortunately, the first counselor you see may not be a person that you can work with.  On Facebook I follow Lilly Hope Lucario, she wrote an excellent article on some of the questions to ask a counselor.  I recommend going to…

Medical exams

I found an article on the PTSD page the shares studies that verify that survivors of sexual trauma seek mediacal care more often than those that are not traumatized.  I figure I could have told them that for free. I persevered through the article.  Toward the bottom is a list of things a medical provider…