Any Other Ways to Cope with PTSD?

Q:
Any other ways to cope with PTSD?

A:
If you have been diagnosed as PTSD, the traumatic events severely affect your daily life, you can also adopt the following methods at the same time with your treatment:

  • Learn about PTSD: Understand your feeling, thus developing effective coping strategies to respond to it.
  • Avoid self-medicate: Don’t turn to alcohol or drugs to numb your feeling, because it may prevent the healing process.
  • Stay with caring and supportive people: They can offer the needed comfort and love.
  • Follow your treatment plan.
  • Take care of yourself: Eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and take time to rest.
  • Find a support group: Ask your mental health professional to help you find a support group.

Wish you health!

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