Tag Archives: Secondary Traumatic Stress

On the Fringe of Darkness: Understanding Secondary Trauma

*This is an undergraduate project for The Honors College at Eastern Michigan University.* What is secondary trauma? Is secondary trauma real? How can we prevent the occurrence of secondary trauma? Can we prevent it or are we to accept it and learn to properly manage it? Secondary trauma refers to being traumatized by the disturbing… Read More »

Secondary PTSD – Caring for a Veteran with PTSD? You’re at risk!

**39%** of those who live with and care for a Veteran with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will develop Secondary PTSD (also known as Secondary Traumatic Stress or STS). If you are the loved one of a PTSD veteran and find yourself struggling to cope with daily life, please watch this video. There is hope and… Read More »