The Black Hills Veterans Administration Health Care System now offers a Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program that helps veterans cope with PTSD, reports the Rapid City Journal. The program consists of a ten-bed PTSD unit with an average stay length of eight weeks. The program includes specific therapy and addresses military and non-military trauma in addition to substance abuse, traumatic loss, and more.
Those suffering from PTSD can contact the National Center for PTSD for more information.
To learn more about PTSD in the Black Hills, visit the Black Hills Knoweldge Network's online news archives. Visit the Black Hills Knowledge Network issue hub for more information about the Black Hills VA.