Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Learn more about the Department of Veterans Affairs Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment and outreach programs.
PTSD Treatment Options
There are several treatment options that health professionals and clinicians can use to treat service members with PTSD.
Coping When PTSD Brings You to a Dark Place
Seeking professional help is a vitally important step in the PTSD recovery process, but there are steps you can take until yo...
How to Recognize PTSD in Your Spouse
With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be hard to know when your partner is struggling.
VA Finds PTSD Affects Women Differently Then Men
Women Veterans Twice as Likely to Experience PTSD and Symptoms Differ from Men
Past PTSD: Reclaiming Who You Are
Before his first deployment, Rick was a fun-spirited, loving husband and doting father.
You Can Help Children Whose Parents Have PTSD
It started with a call from the school. They reported "aggressive behavior towards another child."
One Person's PTSD Can Affect a Whole Family
Family members of people with PTSD can suffer from secondary stress and experience some of the same debilitating effects.
Experiencing Life-Changing, Severe Stress
When we confront what we view as a threat, we have an automatic reaction.
Common Reactions After Trauma
After going through trauma, survivors often say their first feeling is relief. This may be followed by stress, fear, and ange...
Indications of a Stress Reaction
You can identify early indications of a stress reaction if you know what to look for and monitor yourself carefully.