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It’s known by many names… Soldiers Heart, Combat Stress, PTSD

It’s known by many names… Soldiers Heart, Combat Stress, PTSD

PTSD. Shell Shock. Battle Fatigue. Exhaustion. No matter how you phrase it, it has been experienced throughout time and been recognized as disabling. It is an unfortunate effect of any severe stress situation, however it is most commonly associated with war time engagement. Serving in battle is highly stressful. The effects devastating, and often times life long.

Soldier, Shell Shock, PTSD

In World War I they called it Shell Shock (PTSD) Source: Flickr

How can The Amvets Transition Workshop help?

“The Freedom and Honor workshop helped to ground me. It didn’t cure me, nothing can, but it provided me with a base to build on…” SrA, USAF, Attended March ‘11

“The weekend Helped me emotionally and mentally … It showed me how to get balance in my life”
MA [SW] USN, Attended March ‘08

“… Helped me decompress and let go of things that hold me back” SSG, Attended November ‘07

Sing up for one of the upcoming workshops, or give us a call. We are always here to serve those who served.

AMVETS: 1-877-726-8387

Veteran Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

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