“PTSD is a reaction by normal people, to an abnormal situation - and there is nothing normal about war. “
This is the phrase we on the Military HelpLine use over and over to help soldiers, family members and other veterans understand the emotions they may be experiencing. We know that family and community awareness can be a life giving safety net.
Understanding the signs and symptoms of PTSD is a major step forward in battling the stigma and the effects.
From Join Together....
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) researchers are studying whether additional clues to the environmental factors associated with addiction can be uncovered by tracking addicts' whereabouts through GPS technology, CNET News reported April 21.
Researcher David Epstein and colleagues are studying Baltimore heroin addicts in methadone maintenance treatment, and so far have tracked the daily activities of two of the subjects.