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PTSD Awareness Month

 

6 Ways to Raise PTSD Awareness

Learn. Connect. Share. Raise PTSD Awareness, June 2014

6 Ways to Raise PTSD Awareness

Spread the word!

Although #PTSD Awareness Month has passed, we encourage you to spread the word about PTSD and effective PTSD treatment all year. Here's how you can help. (6 Ways printable PDF).

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Learn: PTSD Treatment Can Help

  1. Discover the facts.
    Start with PTSD Basics, key information about trauma, PTSD and treatment options. For a more advanced overview, watch our PTSD 101 Course: PTSD Overview. We offer many free, in-depth Continuing Education Courses for Professionals as well.
  2. Watch and learn.
    Take the mystery out of PTSD treatment. Hear from Veterans and their clinicians at AboutFace. Or, take advantage of technology with PTSD Coach Online or mobile apps to help you manage PTSD symptoms.
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Connect: Reach Out to Someone

  1. Work together.
    Promote PTSD Awareness all year long! We have promotional materials to help you organize an event or pass along information about PTSD and effective treatments.
  2. Help someone. Help yourself.
    Do you want to find out if you have PTSD or talk about treatment options? Take action for yourself or someone you care about. Learn where to get help for PTSD.
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Share: Spread the Word!

  1. Give support. Get support. It can be hard to reach out for help. Read tips on how to overcome barriers to care, and know that there is support for family and friends too.
  2. Share what you learn.
    Stay up-to-date and ask us questions about PTSD on Facebook or Twitter. If you prefer email, subscribe to any of our publications: PTSD Monthly Update, Clinician's Trauma Update-Online, or PTSD Research Quarterly. We also have a printable PDF to share.
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