PTSD Coach has now been downloaded over 100,000 times in 74 countries around the world.
The PTSD Coach app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that often occur after trauma. Features include:
Providing you with facts and self-help skills based on research.
Now available for Canada (in French) and other versions on iTunes.
Also see PTSD Coach ONLINE for desktop use: choose from 17 tools.
Together with professional medical treatment, PTSD Coach provides you with resources you can trust. If you have, or think you might have PTSD, this app is for you. Family and friends can also learn about PTSD and coping from this app.
NOTE: PTSD is a serious mental health condition that often requires professional evaluation and treatment. PTSD Coach is not intended to replace needed professional care.
The questionnaire used in PTSD Coach, the PTSD Checklist (PCL), is a reliable and valid self-report measure used across VA, DoD, and in the community, but it is not intended to replace professional evaluation.
Any data created by the user of this app are only as secure as the phone/device itself. Use the security features on your device if you are concerned about the privacy of your information. Users are free to share data, but as the self-monitoring data belong to each user, HIPAA concerns do not apply while the data are stored or shared. If the user were to transmit or share data with a health care provider, the provider must then comply with HIPAA rules.
PTSD Coach was created by the VA's National Center for PTSD in partnership with the Department of Defense's National Center for Telehealth and Technology.
The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.
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Last updated April 11, 2014