PTSD affects about 3.6% of the US population, which is roughly around 8 million people. 1 in 13 people will develop PTSD in their lifetime. How is the ‘Hidden Wound’ or ‘Silent Scream’ affecting those who are experiencing trauma daily, like our first responders? And what is being done to help them?
Tune in for another Encore Edition of Love From The Hyp (originally aired 3/6/19) to hear how Rodger Ruge battled with PTSD which was a result of the accumulated trauma he witnessed as a police officer. Rodger shares how PTSI -Post Traumatic Syndrome Injury started to creep into his life and overwhelm him, when he first became aware of what it was, and how he eventually overcame it.
Rodger is a Podcast Host of HeroTalk, Author, Certfied Stress Management Practitioner & Retired Police Officer. He will share why addressing trauma and providing techniques, tools, and therapy is vital for the mental health & wellness of first responders and military service members. Yet, he will also reveal how challenging it is to ask for help as a first responder and the ramifications that come with it. In addition, he will touch on tips and tools which helped him, as well as the platform he came to provide for other first responders and military service members in order to bring more healing into their lives. You won’t want to miss this inspiring interview!