PTSD: National Center for PTSD
PTSD Awareness Month
Help Raise PTSD Awareness
Spread the word!
Join our efforts spread the word about PTSD and effective treatments during PTSD Awareness Month. Everyone makes a difference. Help Raise PTSD Awareness printable PDF.
- 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 for yourself or someone you care about. We outline steps to help you know whether you might have PTSD and locate where to get help.
- Give support. Get support.
Managing PTSD can be easier with the support of others. If you are getting treatment, or have finished treatment, our self-help information and tools can help you manage stress. Caregivers can look to organizations that offer support for family and friends for tips on self-care too.
- Pass along what you learn.
Use Facebook or Twitter to share 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 promotional materials to help you organize an event or share information about PTSD and effective treatments.