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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

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This section includes educational videos for the Public and Veterans. Videos range in length and topics include PTSD treatment and recovery, and information for groups of people, such as children and Veterans of specific ethnic groups.

Whiteboard Videos

Watch our whiteboard video series. These short animated videos use hand-drawn images to help you learn about PTSD and effective treatments.

General Videos

  • Children and Trauma
    Information on the impact of trauma on children and schools, normal and prolonged stress responses, assessment considerations, and intervention models.
  • Hope for Recovery
    An educational video about PTSD for Veterans and their family members, as well as for caregivers.

For Veterans

For Veterans of Specific Ethnic Groups

For information on video formats, and to download an appropriate player please refer to our Video Help page.

NOTE: Videos can be viewed online but are not available for purchase or distribution. Additional videos are available on YouTube. Some of the videos specific to Veterans may contain information that has changed since the production date. The most current information on Veterans benefits, eligibility, VA services, and more can be found through the Department of Veterans Affairs at

Date this content was last updated is at the bottom of the page.

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Where to Get Help for PTSD


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The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.

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