Going through a traumatic event is not rare. At least half of Americans have experienced a traumatic event in their lives.
For those with PTSD it is common to have problems at work, in relationships, or with their physical health. You may feel numb and avoid certain places, making it hard to participate in the activities you used to enjoy with friends and family. [Learn more]
50% of all Americans have had a traumatic event in their lives.
Of people who have had trauma, about 1 in 10 men and 2 in 10 women will develop PTSD.
50% of veterans with PTSD do not seek treatment.
Many people who have PTSD have symptoms that manifest as other issues — it’s common to have problems at work, in relationships, or with your physical health. Sometimes, these problems happen because of PTSD symptoms.