Traumatic events, such as natural disasters or the train explosion on the US-Canada border, the Navy Yard Shooting and flooding in Colorado and surrounding states, lead to psychological distress. This page links to information to help survivors and loved ones deal with the stresses that come with sudden disaster.
For Providers and First Responders: More information and resources are located on our page Resources for Providers: Responding to Sudden Trauma in the "Professional" section of our website.
The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.
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Last updated October 31, 2013