Dispelling the Myths: Living with Trauma and PTSD

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm

An estimated 70% of US adults have experienced trauma at least once in their lives, and up to 20% of these people go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Traumatic experiences can have lasting negative effects on both physical and mental health, especially with traumatic events that occur during childhood. While awareness of PTSD and trauma is steadily rising, misconceptions remain. Join this conversation about dispelling myths and realities of the different facets and manifestations of post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma, while exploring avenues for healing individually and communally.