NAMI Ohio: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans

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Tom Walker of National Alliance on Mental Illness: Athens sits down with Stephen Owens, psychologist with the Veterans Affairs clinic in Athens, to discuss his experiences with veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Dr. Owens talks about the physiology of our adaptive brain and his methods in treating veterans with PTSD.

The Athens VA clinic is at 510 W. Union St. To schedule an appointment in mental health, call 740-593-7314. Veterans in acute distress should call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, 24 hours a day.

For more information on NAMI, visit: www.namiathensohio.org