Early Warning Signs

Signs of difficulties may appear in the behavior of the service member themself, or of other family members. Help should be sought when anyone in the family has trouble functioning effectively in their personal, professional, or school life.

Common complications of PTSD include

Warning signs you might see in children include

Understanding that the things happening to your family are the direct result of a service related injury, and seeking help in confronting them is the first step in really bringing your soldier home. It is an often critical step in finding a new normal where the family can thrive and support one another once again.