PTSD presentation at Ellis Tuesday

Published 10:11 am Monday, July 11, 2011

For those who are struggling with post traumatic stress disorder or those who just want to find out more about it, there will be a 6:30 p.m. presentation Tuesday at the Ellis Middle School auditorium.

Timothy Lany, Psy. D./LP, will be presenting how post traumatic stress disorder affects veterans, young and old. The presentation is put on through the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), and guests can expect a some variety in the program along with a Q and A session at the end.

“Our mission is to help improve the lives of those affected by mental illness,” said NAMI representative, Diana Evans.

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Evans said the program should cover the basics of PTSD, the symptoms, warning signs, treatment, living with people who have it and recovery

The hour-long event is free, and no registration is required.