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PTSD: National Center for PTSD


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Is what I’m feeling normal?

It is normal to have an emotional reaction to a traumatic event. Learn more about common reactions to PTSD.

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Find the best treatment

Don’t be afraid to ask your healthcare provider questions when evaluating the best PTSD treatments.

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Make a Safety Plan

The Digital Safety Plan in the PTSD Coach helps you recognize when you’re heading toward a crisis and take steps to keep yourself safe.

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We are the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress.

PTSD is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening or traumatic event. If symptoms last more than a few months, it may be PTSD. The good news is that there are effective treatments.

PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health