PTSD and TBI
AboutFace, National Center for PTSD – an online video gallery dedicated to Veterans talking about living with PTSD and how treatment turned their lives around. Meet men and women who speak candidly about PTSD symptoms, stigma, and the effects of PTSD on family and friends. AboutFace is for people who think they might have PTSD and want to explore what treatment is like. It’s also for family members who don't know what to do as they watch their loved ones struggle to recover from trauma, White River Junction, VT.
America's Heroes at Work – a U.S. Department of Labor project that addresses the employment challenges of returning service members and veterans living with TBI and PTSD, Washington, DC.
BrainLine.org – a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury. BrainLine serves anyone whose life has been affected by TBI. That includes people with brain injury, their families, professionals in the field, and anyone else in a position to help prevent or ameliorate the toll of TBI. Through BrainLine, we seek to provide a sense of community, a place where people who care about TBI can go 24 hours a day for information, support, and ideas, Arlington, VA.
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress – 1) develops and carries out research programs to extend our knowledge of the medical and psychiatric consequences of war, deployment, trauma, disaster and terrorism, including weapons of mass destruction; 2) educates and trains health care providers, leaders, individuals and public and private agencies on how to prevent, mitigate and respond to the negative consequences of war, deployment, traumatic events, disasters and terrorism; 3) consults with private and government agencies on medical care of trauma victims, their families and communities, and their recovery following traumatic events, disasters and terrorism; 4) maintains an archive on medical literature related to the health consequences of traumatic events, disasters and terrorism of individuals, families, organizations and communities; and 5) provides opportunities for post-doctoral training of medical scientists to respond to and research the health consequences of trauma, disaster and terrorism, Bethesda, MD. See Courage to Care collection.
Courage Beyond – provides confidential, no-cost or low-cost programs and services to military Americans and families facing post-traumatic stress disorder and other invisible wounds of military service. We empower service men and women and their loved ones through a supportive online community, anonymous forums, retreats, eGroups, and a 24-hour crisis line. We offer warriors and families face-to-face counseling services and support across the nation. Courage Beyond is part of Centerstone, the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, Washington, DC.