3.0 Post-Traumatic Stress: Tools for Managing Stress Reactions

Coping tools for PTS

Most service members who have experienced traumatic events are triggered at least once in a while.  It’s important to practice good coping skills.  Whether you are triggered by something you know or by something unexpected, there are tools you can use to reduce the emotional and physical impact. This section describes some of these tools and how and when to use them.