Mental illness in Children

PTSD

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

PTSD- A mental health condition triggered by experiencing or seeing a terrifying event.

Signs and Symptoms

Mood: Anger, General Discontent, Guilt, Hopelessness, Inability to feel pleasure, Loneliness, Loss of interest, Nervousness, Panic Attack, or Emotional Distress

Behavioral: aggression, agitation, hostility, hyper vigilance, irritability, screaming, self-destructive behavior, self-harm, or social isolation

Percentage Of Adolescent

There are about 10% of kids that suffer from PTSD in their lifetime.

Facilities And Local Resources

Their are 2 major facilities that take care of PTSD

Their is One in Maryland and One in Vermont