Jessica Hamblen PhD


The 10 Principles of Recovery

Recovery means finding your path to a meaningful life. It puts you in control of your life and helps you gain self-confidence and respect for yourself. You can use recovery for substance use and mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There are 10 principles of recovery. Put this list where…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Covers causes and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Looks at how treatment can help and steps you can take. Discusses most effective treatments—counseling and antidepressant medicines. Includes stories from others in their own words.

Assessing PTSD

There is no medical test that can tell whether you have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Your doctor will ask you questions to find out whether you have it, what traumatic event may have caused it, and how severe your symptoms are. Your doctor may ask about: The event that is causing your symptoms. Traumatic…