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History and Achievements


History and Achievements

The National Center for PTSD is an integral and valued component of VA's Mental Health Services within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Center was created in 1989. Learn more about our history and the wide range of research efforts and educational products the Center has produced over time.

  • History of the National Center for PTSD
    Learn about the creation and history of the Center.
  • First 25 Years: Key Milestones
    The Key Milestones timeline shows the depth and breadth of the work accomplished by the National Center for PTSD over its first twenty-five years from 1989 to 2014.
  • Accomplishments
    VA's National Center for PTSD has set the international agenda for trauma and PTSD research and education.
  • Improving Veteran Care
    The National Center strives to serve the needs of Veterans with PTSD through improving patient care.
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