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National PTSD Awareness Day – June 27, 2018

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) June 27, 2018 marks PTSD Awareness Day. Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical psychologist and chief of condition-based specialty care in… Read more

June 27, 2017 is PTSD Awareness Day

Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical psychologist and chief of condition-based specialty care in DHA’s clinical support division, said in a June 24 DoD News interview that it’s important to… Read more

National PTSD Awareness Day – June 27, 2015

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Click here to see our PTSD/TBI Resource List Today, June 27, 2015 marks PTSD Awareness Day. Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical… Read more

June 27, 2014 Marks PTSD Awareness Day

About PTSD Awareness The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 455). Since then, during the month of June, we ask everyone to help us raise PTSD awareness. Following trauma, most people experience stress reactions but many do not develop PTSD. Mental… Read more

PTSD Resources List of Organizations and Government Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) 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. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) This VHA site provides access to apply for health benefits. Read real stories from Inside Veterans Health, or access the… Read more

Study Shows Sleep or Lack of Plays Important Role in PTSD

Attention Veterans and Supporters: Researchers Report Lack of Sleep May Effect PTSD Symptoms and Seeking Treatment May Be Beneficial During a roundtable discussion on the role of sleep in PTSD during a recent “Military Health System Research Symposium” in Ft. Lauderdale, FL the Director of the Military Operational Medicine Research Program, Army Col. Castro said that as many as 90%… Read more

Study Shows Sleep or Lack of Plays Important Role in PTSD

Attention Veterans and Supporters: Researchers Report Lack of Sleep May Effect PTSD Symptoms and Seeking Treatment May Be Beneficial During a roundtable discussion on the role of sleep in PTSD during a recent “Military Health System Research Symposium” in Ft. Lauderdale, FL the Director of the Military Operational Medicine Research Program, Army Col. Castro said that as many as 90%… Read more