Men’s Virtual Education + Connection “Trauma and PTSD in the Bleeding Disorders Community”
September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Participants will enjoy meaningful education and time to gather and share with other people who encounter similar challenges. This virtual session is free and open to men age 21 and up with inherited bleeding disorders and/or to men whose lives are impacted by a bleeding disorder (i.e. caregivers, spouses, immediate family members).
Topic: Trauma and PTSD in the Bleeding Disorders Community
The session will introduce the signs and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and discuss how to assess PTSD in the bleeding disorder community and in chronic health conditions generally. Clinical manifestations in acute and chronic stress will be reviewed. The session includes a discussion of evidence based treatments for PTSD and trauma and when to connect patients to more intensive mental health care. Resources for PTSD and Trauma are shared.
Presenter: Dr. Eric Russ, Clinical Psychologist
This education program is presented in partnership with Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA).
Thank you to our Men’s Education Sponsors: BioMarin, CSL Behring, Genentech, and Takeda
As we gather virtually to discuss, share and learn, we ask that all Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) virtual program participants be thoughtful in their interactions and follow video meeting etiquette and rules of engagement. Disruptions to a session may lead to the removal and/or disabling of the participant’s video and microphone for part of or for the entire session. Thank you for helping VHF ensure a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and staff. Go here to read video meeting etiquette and rules of engagement.