PTSD affects 3.6% of the U.S. adult population—about 9 million individuals. About 37% of those diagnosed with PTSD are classified as having severe symptoms. Women are significantly more likely to experience PTSD than men.
Michael Fenning, a guest last week on Thursdays with NAMI, shared his poignant personal story as a recovering addict with dual diagnoses of addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. A recording of this webcast is available to view here.
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