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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

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June 27 is PTSD Screening Day

Answer 5 questions about your symptoms to see if your feelings and behaviors are related to PTSD.

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Pledge to Raise Awareness

Join us this June as we raise awareness about PTSD and effective treatment.

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Step Up for PTSD Awareness

Register, download your race bib and get moving!

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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.

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