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How to Overcome PTSD


How to Overcome PTSD

We all experience ups and downs in life that can challenge our mental health.

There can be certain traumatic events that cause the initial spark for post-traumatic stress disorder, a mental health disorder known as PTSD, and the symptoms can last a very long time after the stressful life event. You may feel that you can never get over this experience, however, there are productive ways to overcome PTSD. In order to move forward and treat this disease, you have to face your fears and talk about your emotions. Banyan Mental Health provides PTSD treatment for all who suffer and our mental health facility in Boca Raton understands the many hardships associated with this disease.

What is PTSD?

People who deal with PTSD on a daily basis most likely went through an extremely distressing event that caused fear and even pain. Someone can experience intense flashbacks and memories that take them right back into that moment and this can make it hard to function on a daily basis. Someone dealing with PTSD will be overwhelmed with intense emotions and some common symptoms include nightmares that bring you back to the traumatic event, anxiety, and frequent panic attacks. What many people may not realize is that this disorder is very common and so many individuals suffer from the debilitating symptoms.

How to Treat PTSD

PTSD can be treated, and a medical diagnosis will allow individuals to monitor their own symptoms and truly recover from the disorder. With a medical diagnosis from a mental health facility in Boca Raton, you will receive a customized treatment plan that may include a combination of medication and trauma-focused psychotherapy. By utilizing the techniques in this type of therapy, you will be able to effectively process past events and learn how to change unhealthy thought patterns. Working with a therapist one on one will allow you to open up about your daily struggles and find ways to reframe negative thoughts in future situations.

It’s important to realize that you are not alone when it comes to battling PTSD and you can end the cycle of constant panic and fear. Overcoming this mental illness with a supportive group of family and friends will help you with your progress and it’s possible to fully recover from PTSD.

Contact Banyan Mental Health to learn more about our mental health services in Boca Raton. Call us today at 888-280-4763.

Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.

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