Calling a PTSD helpline number is the right way to get your questions answered in complete confidentiality. Usually, people are not completely aware of the signs and symptoms of PTSD, nor are they familiar with the different methods of treatment.
If someone develops PTSD because of an ongoing source of trauma such as an abusive relationship, they will need help addressing their mental health issues as well as the traumatic environment contributing to them.
The purpose of a PTSD helpline is to help you with information and connect you to services.
Here is a list of some questions you can write down before calling a PTSD crisis hotline number:
Can PTSD be treated or overcome?
Do I need medication or therapy?
What are the symptoms of PTSD?
How do I know if I have PTSD?
Will I ever feel normal?
What are the next steps I should take?
What if I have other mental health issues?
What do I do in case I’m having a flashback or recurring nightmare?
Should I go to a special treatment program for PTSD?
How do I find the best treatment for my individual issues?
How much does PTSD treatment cost? Will my insurance cover it?