The AHA yesterday launched the newest poster in its People Matter, Words Matter series, a collaborative effort with the National Center for PTSD to help communicate about post-traumatic stress disorder. The poster, which can be printed and displayed in your facilities, provides supportive, patient-first language that health care workers and communities can use when talking to trauma survivors. DOWNLOAD THE POSTER

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