Public safety personnel are at an increased risk for stress related issues, including PTSD. While PTSD is linked to trauma exposure, not everyone who experiences or is exposed to trauma will have symptoms severe enough to warrant a diagnosis of PTSD. Often times, however, public safety personnel may instead experience chronic stress in response to repeated trauma exposure.
The following articles defines chronic stress and discusses the signs, symptoms, and possible treatment of chronic stress. Click here to read the full article.
If you, or someone you know, are experiencing difficulties, Peer Support Services are also available for your support! You can also contact Dr. Ebony Butler @ 512-974-5482 or 601-559-7886 or Dr. Marc Kruse @ 512-974-0225 for more assistance.