Serving those who serve the nation since 1946
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Palomar College is sensitive to the needs of our Veterans
students in transitioning to the college environment. Teachers,
Counselors, Administrators are all committed to your success!
Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress
Have you ever:
felt so tense, discouraged, or angry that you
were afraid you just couldn't cope?
had an extremely stressful experience that
you try not to think about, but it still continues to bother you
or is repeated in nightmares?
felt constantly on guard or watchful, or been
on edge or jumpy more than you really need to be?
had a family member who seemed troubled in
Everyone Experiences Stress
Stress is a normal response of
the body and mind. Everyone feels stress when gearing up to
deal with major life events (marriage, divorce, births, deaths, or
starting or ending a job) or handling everyday hassles like
arguments, financial headaches, deadlines or traffic jams.
Physical Signs of a Stress Response
- Rapid heartbeat
- Stomach aches
- Muscle Tension
Emotional Signs of Stress Can Be Both Positive
If you feel like you may be experiencing PTSD, please contact your closest Vet Center. you can find one by
The Vet Center closest to the Palomar San
Marcos campus is:
The Vet Center
One Civic Center Dr, Suite
San Marcos, CA 92069