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Is it PTSD?

  • Common Reactions After Trauma
    Following exposure to a trauma most people experience stress reactions. Here is a description of the types of common symptoms that can occur. Common problems are also addressed.
  • Do I Have PTSD?
    Take a self-screen, the PC-PTSD-5, to learn if your symptoms suggest you should talk to a mental health care provider. Learn how to seek help and why it matters.
  • How is PTSD Measured?
    Brief information about evaluating the symptoms of PTSD.

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PTSD Information Voice Mail:
(802) 296-6300
ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health