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PTSD: National Center for PTSD


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Make a Safety Plan

The Digital Safety Plan in the PTSD Coach helps you recognize when you’re heading toward a crisis and take steps to keep yourself safe.

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Practice Active Coping

Active coping means taking direct action to recover from trauma and manage your stress reactions. Learn how to practice active coping skills.

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Save the Number

No Veteran should go through a crisis alone. Save the Veterans Crisis Line number - Dial 988 then Press 1 - in case you or a Veteran needs support.

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We are the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress.

PTSD is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening or traumatic event. If symptoms last more than a few months, it may be PTSD. The good news is that there are effective treatments.

PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health