Hickory – Join VayaHealth at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library to learn more about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on Tuesday, November 5, at 6:30 p.m. VayaHealth professionals will present relevant information about traumatic events and experiences. Anyone can experience PTSD in their lives. You may be a veteran, accident victim, suicide survivor, sexual assault victim and others who have PTSD from other traumas. Through evidence-informed discussion and reviewing scenarios, participants will learn ways to support individuals who may have experienced a traumatic event, which may lead to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Resiliency methods will be employed to treat and heal the invisible scars.

VayaHealth is a public managed care organization that oversees Medicaid, federal, state and local funding for services and supports related to mental health, substance use disorder and intellectual/developmental disabilities. Their goal is to successfully evolve in the health care system by embracing innovation, adapting to a changing environment and maximizing resources for the long term benefit of the people and communities they serve. It is their vision for people to get the help they need to live the life they choose.

For more information, call 828-304-0500. Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block. All library programs are free and open to the public.