PTSD is a condition that affects many. Some of the individuals affected are individuals working in emergency services. These folks often have to compartmentalize their thoughts and feelings of traumatic events so that they can keep doing their jobs; however, this can cause significant psychological distress. Please go to the link below to see information on PTSD from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). If you or someone you know is living with symptoms of PTSD, please call Psychological Health Roanoke at 540-772-5140 for help.