Coping with Crisis – Limiting Exposure to Media

Coping with Crisis – Limiting Exposure to Media

Article on PTSD and media consumption



August 7, 2019

New research shows that people may experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after consuming too much traumatic media coverage in the news, even if they didn’t witness the event first-hand. This new article on Rewire by Julie Ries shares more information and tips for moving forward.

“If you’re consuming traumatizing media, remind yourself that you aren’t in any danger – even if it feels like you are. Try to take repeated breaks from news coverage and social media.”

Read more by clicking the title below:


“Experiencing PTSD After Shootings, Even If You Weren’t There, Is Normal”

By Julie Ries, Rewire – Originally posted on July 30, 2019