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Survivors Talk about Trauma

 

The following videos present three different trauma survivors telling their stories.* Each story has a different focus. One trauma story highlights how a traumatic event may be experienced, the other highlights the after-effects of trauma, with an emphasis on PTSD symptoms. The last video presents one survivor's experience of getting treatment for PTSD.

The purpose of these videos is to offer a personalized glimpse into the nature of trauma, how it affects us as individuals and how treatment can reduce these effects. We hope you find them informative.

*Stories are composites of real trauma survivors. Survivors are played by actors.

A Veteran's Story
A Veteran's Story

The After Effects of Trauma
The After Effects of Trauma

How the Treatment of Trauma Can Help
How the Treatment of Trauma Can Help