Common individual reactions to violence include:
There are many skills and therapies which can help reduce these symptoms and improve your daily life functioning. Some of the things proven to help are:
Obtaining accurate information about Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms alone can reduce symptoms. The following tip sheets and websites provide information and useful coping strategies for the most bothersome symptoms.
Further information can be found by visiting: www.ptsd.va.gov. The website explains PTSD basics, key information about trauma, and PTSD and treatment options.
The following mobile application PTSD Coach is another available resource: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/materials/apps/PTSDCoach.asp
MOVA funds free behavioral health interventions that help to minimize the common symptoms linked to trauma. These supports are designed to help support you and your family. If you contact one of the MOVA funded programs, you can ask if they provide the services that may be helpful to you, including:
To locate free services near you, use our Find Help Near You service or call the victim services coordinator at MOVA at (844)-878-MOVA (6682) during regular business hours.