Living with PTSD and Surviving Cancer

A journey of resilience, survival, and overcoming adversity. This Mental Health Blog describes a tsunami survivor and first responder's life living with PTSD and surviving Cancer.  
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My JourneyTsunami Survivor & First Responder and Cancer Survivor. A journey of recovery.

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BBC The Why Factor PTSD interview with Dr. Wild

Near the end of my PTSD treatment, Dr. Jennifer Wild told me she had been invited to participate in a BBC radio discussion about PTSD. She asked if I would be willing to be interviewed regarding my experience with the tsunami and my PTSD treatment. Despite my mental state having improved as the treatment progressed, my home life, relationships, and career were in tatters. However, I knew how fortunate I was to have finally received the PTSD treatment that I did, as it had undoubtedly saved my life...

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Cascading Trauma

In the depths of his drug-induced haze, Sam blinked and squinted, struggling to decipher the distorted world beyond. He felt as if the autofocus feature of his eyes had malfunctioned. With deliberate effort, he manually adjusted his vision, slowly bringing the room into clearer focus.

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