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Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress develops and disseminates a wide range of educational resources that advance its expertise in military health and mental healthand disaster behavioral health

Department of Defense Office of Warrior Care Policy is led by a team of individuals who have dedicated their careers to ensuring that our Nation is providing its Service members with the proper resources to recover, rehabilitate, and reintegrate or transition to civilian life post-wound, illness, or injury (under governmental resources)

Helpline Heroes offers online training for mental health providers supporting firefighters through trauma and common occupational stressors

Mental Care Needs in Combat Veterans After Cancer Diagnosis discusses the psychological and traumatic impact of a diagnosis of cancer among veterans.

Military Veterans PTSD Reference Manual provides a wide range of information on PTSD including causes and effects, traditional treatment, and non-traditional treatment

National Center for PTSD is committed to improve the care of Veterans through research into the prevention, causes, assessment and treatment of traumatic stress disorders and education of Veterans; others affected by trauma; professionals; and policymakers

Point of View - PBS Documentary on PTSD "Of Men and War" follows over the course of five years the men and their families on their grueling paths to recovery as they attempt to make peace with their past, their loved ones, and themselves

PTSD Anonymous (PTSDA) is a concept for a peer-to-peer, mentor networking forum to discuss the everyday struggles of living with PTSD (TBI, MST, and other military related issues) and to explore possible solutions with others in a safe and caring environment

PTSD Documentary addresses the possible causes, effects and potential treatment of PTSD told through the stories of three brave veterans

PTSD Foundation of America mission is to combat PTSD, bring healing, raise awareness and network

Tips for First Responders, 3rd Edition - The authors of this 28-page booklet offer tips disaster responders and other first responders can use during emergencies and routine encounters to support and communicate with people with disabilities. The booklet is divided into sections that focus on older adults and on people with service animals, mobility impairments, autism, multiple chemical sensitivities, cognitive disabilities, and hearing or visual impairments. (Under non-governmental reources)

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers help, hope, and healing to all those grieving the death of a loved one serving in America's Armed Forces

Understanding PTSD provides general resources for PTSD and offers links for veterans

What Veterans Should Know About Sleep

Walk the Talk First Responder Peer Support - A Boots on the Ground Peer and Trauma Support Systems Guide by Staff Sergeant (Retired) Brad McKay, CTSS and Staff Sergeant (Retired) Sylvio A. Gravel, describes a step-by-step approach to a boots on the ground peer support and wellness system for organizations:  / ISBN#9780988131668