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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

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Learn about common reactions to PTSD

Is what I’m feeling normal?

When you experience a traumatic event, it’s common to have an emotional reaction. Learn about common reactions to PTSD.

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Shared decision making is a process that happens when you and your health care provider work together to choose the best treatment for you.

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The Digital Safety Plan in 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 symptons 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
Email: ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health