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Clawson To Host Seminar On Post Traumatic Stress Disorder March 21

essentialTOPtempClawson To Host Seminar On Candlewickshop_May2014Post Traumatic Stress Disorder March 21

(press release, March 10, 2015)

On Saturday, March 21, the City will Offer the Program at No Cost to the Public

Clawson, MI, March 10, 2015– The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 7.7 million people in the United States struggle with the severely debilitating effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in any given year, accounting for 2.2% of the population. For veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the percentage of those afflicted with PTSD jumps to 11 – 20%.

PTSD is a psychiatric condition that occurs after a person experiences physical or emotional new way 03 honky tonktrauma either first hand or as a witness to the event. Symptoms may include reliving the incident in a series of flashbacks, withdraw from family and friends, self-destructive behavior and mood swings. Relentless depression may also develop leading to suicide in some cases.

“I’m honored to host this important seminar on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It can be an ordeal not only for the person experiencing the condition, but for those around them as well. We hope our program will provide some answers, and let people know that there are things they can do to get better,” Clawson Mayor Penny Luebs said.CFSEM-123-OaklandCounty115-digital-ad_v2

Clinical therapist and teacher, Dr. Dalton Connally, will facilitate the presentation from 1:00 to 2:30 PM with a question and answer period immediately after. Additionally, a representative from Easter Seals will be available to offer information on counseling resources.

Clawson will open the doors of city hall, located at 425 North Main Street, to all who may be interested in or benefit from this program. For additional information, please visit the web page at, www.ecarnegie.wix.com/ptsd.

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