PTSD

10 Common Myths About PTSD

There are many misconceptions about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Too often, these fallacies keep those who need help from seeking it. The Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) hopes to dispel these myths and share...

Removing Barriers and Challenging Stigma: How Emory Healthcare Veterans Program Heals Invisible Wounds

The invisible wounds of military service can remain long after a veteran's military service has ended, taking many forms – frequent nightmares, jumping at sudden noises, feeling withdrawn or disconnected, and more. In a...

An Open Letter to Warriors Struggling with Invisible Wounds

Today we talk about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) not as a stigmatized problem, but rather as a treatable condition. It’s important to remember that PTSD is not a sign of weakness, it’s a response to...

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program Helps Warrior Reclaim His Life From PTSD

Since opening its doors in 2015, the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program has served over 2,328 post-9/11 veterans and service members through the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). The IOP is a two-week treatment program designed...

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program’s Remote Intensive Outpatient Program Graduate Shares His Story

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) worked quickly to transition its in-person Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) to a virtual setting. EHVP’s telehealth IOP replicates the key components of the...

Health at Home: Bringing PTSD Care to Warriors

Many veterans and service members have survived traumatic situations, and experiencing trauma may have significant implications for mental health. An estimated 1 in 3 warriors struggles with invisible wounds, such as posttraumatic stress disorder...

Using Virtual Reality as Therapy for PTSD

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month and Emory Healthcare Veterans Program would like to share how it uses Prolonged Exposure therapy and Virtual Reality Exposure therapy to heal invisible wounds. Our highly...

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