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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

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Media, Press and Entertainment Industry Inquiries


Media, Press and Entertainment Industry Inquiries

VA's National Center for PTSD is the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD. We can assist with media inquiries, interview requests and information about the Center, PTSD and effective treatment.

To Request an Interview: Please contact Peggy Willoughby regarding requests for interviews with our subject matter experts.

Peggy Willoughby, Director of Communications

Best Practices for Portraying PTSD in Film or Television

We offer resources and guidance on how to accurately discuss and portray PTSD. Our Production Toolkit includes best practices for providing accurate information about PTSD and portraying those with PTSD in a way that does not perpetuate myths. We offer suggestions to empower and encourage those experiencing symptoms of PTSD to seek treatment.

Download: Portraying PTSD: Best Practices Production Toolkit (PDF)

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When airing a storyline that addresses traumatic events or PTSD, please consider including one of our ending title cards to direct people to helpful resources where they can learn more about PTSD and get connected to care.

PTSD Treatment Works* End Title Card Example

To Request Title Cards
Please contact Kris Richardson regarding requests for our animated and static title cards.

Kris Richardson, Communications Specialist

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