PTSD Resources List of Organizations and Government Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources
Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI)

PTSD Awareness Day 2021

Here is a growing list of Organizations, VA Departments and U.S. Government Agencies who are all working together to create awareness of PTSD and find effective treatments that can help:

Department of Veterans Affairs

To provide a wealth of resources to our US Veterans, VA is made up of three branches, Veterans Health (VHA), Veterans Benefits (VBA), and Cemetery.

  • VA’s National Center for PTSD
    The National Center for PTSD is dedicated to research and education on trauma and PTSD. We work to assure that the latest research findings help those exposed to trauma.
  • Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
    This VHA site provides access to apply for health benefits. Read real stories from Inside Veterans Health, or access the MyHealthIVet portal.
  • VA Office of Mental Health Services
    Provides a range of information on depression, substance abuse, and other mental health problems, to improve the health and well-being of Veterans through excellence in health care, social services, education, and research.
  • VA Military Sexual Trauma Support Team
    Military sexual trauma (MST) is the term that VA uses to refer to sexual assault or repeated, threatening sexual harassment that occurred while the Veteran was in the military. Both women and men can experience MST during their service. Learn more about what VA is doing to help.
    The Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC) generates new knowledge about the causes and treatments of mental disorders, applies new findings to model clinical programs, and widely disseminates new findings through education to improve the quality of Veterans’ lives and their daily functioning in their recovering from mental illness. 


    • Make the Connection is a public awareness campaign by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs aimed at helping Veterans overcome and seek treatment for mental health conditions. The campaign provides extensive resources for Veterans suffering from post traumatic stress, including:
      • VA approved treatment and support resources
      • Hundreds of video testimonials from Veterans who overcame PTSD
      • Information on how to recognize PTSD and seek treatment
    • afterdeployment
      A mental wellness resource for Service Members, Veterans, and Military Families.
    • BraveHeart Welcome Back Veterans Southeast Initiative
      Emory University and the Atlanta Braves have teamed up to offer Veterans of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan and their family members a variety of expert support resources. Our mission is focused on helping people in the Southeastern United States get help for PTSD.
    • Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury
      Provides authoritative information and resources 24/7 to Service Members, Veterans, and families, and those who support them.
      Contact: [email protected] or 1-866-966-1020.
    • Home Base Program
      The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program provides clinical care and support services in New England area to veterans of the current conflicts, who experience combat stress and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI); counseling for families including parents and children; education for clinicians and other community members; and research in the understanding and treatment of PTSD and TBI.
    • National Child Traumatic Stress Network
      A Center to improve access to care, treatment, and services for children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events and to encourage and promote collaboration between service providers in the field.
    • National Resource Directory
      A tri-agency Web portal that connects wounded warriors, Service members, Veterans, their families and caregivers with those who support them. Links to 10,000+ resources.
    • Office of Recovery Act Coordination U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
      Recovery Act-funded programs are being invested in improving health and human services, including areas such as community health services, research, prevention and wellness.
    • Veterans on Deck
      This is a 501c3 nonprofit designed by VA PTSD clinicians and researchers to compliment evidence based psychotherapy with opportunities for social interaction and community reintegration of PTSD and MST Veterans through team sailing with PTSD clinicians.
    • Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)
      The VVA is a congressionally chartered not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to improving the condition of Vietnam-era Veterans and their families.
      A blog that provides wounded, ill, injured and transitioning Service members and their families with information on programs and initiatives that affect them.

If you work with and/or know of another organization actively involved with PTSD, please email us for inclusion on this PTSD Resource List at [email protected].
Veterans Crisis LineThis is a public service announcement (PSA) brought to you by Veteran Owned Business.   To learn more about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), ways to identify those who may be suffering from PTSD and the various options available to those who may be suffering from PTSD, please visit the VA’s National Center for PTSD at:  You can also call the PTSD Information Line at (802) 296-6300.

Here is a list of organizations and departments who are all working together to create awareness of PTSD and effective treatments that can help.

If you are in crisis, please call 911, go to your nearest Emergency Room, or call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)(Spanish/Español 1-888-628-9454). NOTE: Veterans, press “1” after you call — or Veterans can chat live with a crisis counselor at any time of day or night.

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