Trauma or traumatic experiences are events or series of life events that shocks, upsets or distresses us. PTSD is the anxiety driven illness that often develops after this experience.
What are some of the signs and symptoms of PTSD?
Some common symptoms of PTSD are Flashbacks & Nightmares , Avoidance, Feeling Numb, Hypervigilance or Hyperarousal
What can teachers do to best support a young person experiencing PTSD?
PTSD is a serious mental health conditions that always need professional mental health support. Teachers therefore are only expected to be alert to the early signs of PTSD sign and try and facilitate further professional support.
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PTSD is the anxiety driven illness that often develops after a distressing event has been experienced by someone.
Symptoms can happen suddenly in one go, or can develop over time with the young person showing signs more slowly, and symptoms becoming chronic and persistent.
PTSD is a serious mental health condition which needs professional mental health support.