PTSD: VA Programs & Services
Programs & Services
VA is here to provide world-class care for Veterans, and mental health is a critical part of that care. The following programs and services can help you find your path to recovery:
Produced by VA’s National Center for PTSD, AboutFace features the real stories of Veterans who have experienced PTSD, and their family members and VA clinicians. By watching the videos on AboutFace, you can learn about PTSD, explore treatment options, and get advice from others who have been there.
Make the Connection
Visit MakeTheConnection.net to hear candid descriptions of life with PTSD. A variety of Veterans — men and women, younger and older — share their emotions, actions, and symptoms; how they learned they had PTSD; and what they did to get on a path to recovery.
National Center for PTSD
This website provides information, resources, and practical advice for Veterans, their family members and friends, and the public when dealing with trauma.
VA’s PTSD Program Locator
All VAMCs offer PTSD treatment. This locator will help you find PTSD treatment programs that may be available at facilities near your home.
If you are a combat Veteran, you can bring your DD214 to your local Vet Center and speak with a counselor or therapist — many of whom are Veterans themselves. This service is free and available without an appointment, regardless of your enrollment status with VA.