June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. PTSD [Post Traumatic Stress Disorder] is a type of anxiety disorder that can appear following a traumatic event in someone’s life.
About one in 10 Canadians live with PTSD [Valiant Behavioural Health]. It can affect anyone, regardless of socio-economic status, gender, age, nationality or vocation, but harmful misconceptions about PTSD and stigma can prevent people from being diagnosed and getting the help they need and deserve. Learn more about PTSD visit https://novascotia.cmha.ca/documents/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/
For resources visit https://novascotia.cmha.ca/mental-health/find-help/