Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is often associated with individuals serving in the military. Did you know that anyone who experiences a terrifying event can have this disorder? How often does PTSD impact Native Americans? PTSD symptoms include flashbacks to traumatic events, feelings of anger, hopelessness and trouble sleeping. Does that sound familiar to you? Join us as we learn more about PTSD, including treatment options and how to help a friend or family member who has PTSD.
Dr. Al Martinez (Chumash) – clinical psychologist at the Shingle Springs Tribal Health Program
Dr. Catherine Swan Reimer (Inupiaq) – psychologist
Break Music: Place I Know (song) Indigenous (artist) Broken Lands (album)