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PTSD vs. PTSI

Reading Time: 5 Minutes PTSD is a mental health disorder that involves severe anxiety, flashbacks, fear, and negative thoughts after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic, life-threatening event. The individual can directly experience this traumatic, life-threatening event, or they can be a witness to such an event. Individuals with PTSD/PTSI will have reminders of the event, will feel stressed, and […]

First Responders are Heroes – PTSD Does Not Denote Weakness

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Anyone can become a victim of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but first responders like veterans, fire-fighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics and other rescue persons, who have not-so-easy jobs, are routinely exposed to traumatic and distressing situations. The high-risk jobs of military and emergency personnel makes them more susceptible to develop post-traumatic stress, regardless of […]

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