How to Manage Trauma

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Trauma occurs when a person is overwhelmed by events or circumstances and responds with intense fear, horror, and helplessness. Extreme stressoverwhelms the person's capacity to cope. There is a direct correlation between trauma and physical health conditions such as diabetes, COPD, heart disease, cancer, and high blood pressure. Click on the PDF below to read the brochure from The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare with statistics on trauma, symptoms and coping strategies.

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