The pain and suffering you are experiencing can get better – we can help. Your life and happiness is far more important than the stigma against mental health treatment. Take the important step to your recovery and The Pink Berets will provide you with a safe environment and make you a part of our family. You have done your duty, put your own life at risk to protect those of all of us who have never gone to war. Let us say thank you by providing compassion and support during your darkest days, and by helping you begin to heal from all that you experienced.
If you feel that you are in crisis, or are having thoughts about hurting yourself or others, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room immediately.

Types of Trauma related to PTSD

  • Abandonment
  • Illness
  • Medical
  • Neglect
  • Child Sexual Abuse/Assault
  • Molestation
  • Rape
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Loss and Violent Traumas
  • Assault
  • Death of a family member or friend
  • Sexual Traumas
  • Adult Sexual Abuse/Assault
  • Adultery
  • Military Combat Experiences
  • Robbery
  • Suicide
  • Witness to Violence
  • Accidents
  • Natural Disaster
  • Vehicular Accident
  • Work Accident

Signs and Symptoms of Combat-Related PTSD

Soldiers experiencing combat-related PTSD will experience a wide array of symptoms and signs of the disorder. The primary categories of symptoms include:

Involve re-experiencing the events and are signs that the body is trying to come to terms with and process the events soldiers have experienced. These symptoms may reappear during times of active stress. As these symptoms are automatic and involve re-experiencing the trauma, a soldier may feel as though he or she is back in danger. These may include:

  • Feeling in danger even though he or she is in a safe situation
  • Flashbacks – involuntary, uncontrollable, distressing reminders and memories of the traumatic event
  • Trauma-related dreams and nightmares of being back in combat
  • Distressing reminders and memories of the traumas of combat
  • Feelings of fear and anxiety as though he or she is back in the combat zone
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