PTSD: National Center for PTSD
PTSD Awareness Month
Help Raise PTSD Awareness
Spread the word!
Join our efforts to spread the word about PTSD and effective treatments during PTSD Awareness Month. Everyone makes a difference. Share our printable PDF: Help Raise PTSD Awareness.
- Discover the facts.
Start with PTSD Basics, key information about trauma, PTSD and treatment options. For more advanced information, watch our PTSD 101 Course: PTSD Overview. We offer many free, in-depth Continuing Education Courses for Professionals as well.
- Explore your options.
Take the mystery out of PTSD treatment. Our short whiteboard video PTSD Treatment: Know Your Options reviews the best treatments. And visit AboutFace, a website where Veterans, their family members and clinicians talk about turning life around with PTSD treatment.
- Help someone. Help yourself.
Do you think you might have PTSD or know someone at risk? Take action. Find out what to do if you think you might have PTSD and learn where to get help.
- Give support. Get support.
Managing PTSD is easier with the support of others. If you are getting treatment, or have finished treatment, we have self-help tools for managing stress. We also have tips to help caregivers manage self-care: support for family and friends
- Pass along what you learn.
Connect with us on Facebook or Twitter to get up-to-date information or ask us questions about PTSD and treatment. Subscribe to our email publications - PTSD Monthly Update, Clinician's Trauma Update-Online, or PTSD Research Quarterly - and let others know they are free. Our printable PDF with ways to raise PTSD awareness is also easy to share.
- Work together.
Join our PTSD Awareness campaign! We have tips and materials to help you organize an event or share information about PTSD and effective treatments.