“If there is no trauma, there is no PTSD”
Dr. Nicole Duranceaux is a psychologist with the New Mexico VA Health Care System who specializes in post-traumatic stress disorder and co-occurring substance use disorders. During her talk Dr. Duranceaux reviews some misinformation about PTSD, and provides key points about interacting with someone diagnosed with PTSD, as well as self-care tips for individuals who work in public safety.
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Jenn and Matt start this one off with some banter about SMART goals and becoming “podcast famous”. Jenn talks about reviewing emails sent out and how technology can tell which ones are opened and which ones are not. Is this big brotherly? We go over Jenn’s first time trip to the real time crime center at the Albuquerque Police Department. Shout out to Amy Cook hope you didn’t crash.
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