Non-profit organization dedicated to those who suffer from PTSD. You'll find helpful information and be able to both post as well as read what others have written about their lives impacted by PTSD.
Give an Hour
This is a not-for-profit organization that has partnered with the American Psychiatric Foundation, the National Association of Social Workers, and others to identify mental health professionals that will donate at least an hour of their time per week to provide assistance to military members and their families facing PTSD or other mental health issues. When you access their website, click on their visitor link and you’ll find yourself at the page where you can access this database.
HealthyMinds.org is the American Psychiatric Association’s online resource for anyone seeking mental health information. You’ll find information on many common mental health concerns, including warning signs of mental disorders, treatment options, and preventative measures.
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Discover resources for the public and links to other trauma-related organizations.
Mental Health America
This was formerly the National Mental Health Association, the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With affiliates nationwide, this organization works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million individuals with mental disorders. They do so through advocacy, education, research and service. At this website, you can find information about treatment, and you might gain assistance with locating a therapist, too.
Mental Health Services Locator
Discover numerous organizations throughout the counrty providing mental health services.
Mood and Anxiety Disorders Institute
Resources on various mental health disorders including PTSD from a hospital with a department of psychiatry rated number one in the country by physicians for over a decade.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) focuses on providing support to both persons with serious brain disorders and their families. The organization has over 1,000 state and local affiliates, so you might want to see if there is one near you.
National Association of Social Workers
This is a professional organization for social workers. While not all social workers elect to belong to it, there is a search feature on the website whereby you might well find a clinical social worker who lived near you who could provide the therapy your partner or you seek.
National Center for Children Exposed to Violence (NCCEV)
The mission of NCCEV is to increase public and professional awareness of the effects of violence on children. The organization also works toward reducing the impact of violence.
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD)
The National Center for PTSD aims to advance the clinical care and social welfare of U.S. veterans through research, education, and training on PTSD and stress-related disorders. Since it provides information for the public as well as professionals, you should definitely find useful information at this site.
The National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD) aims to advance the clinical care and
National Center for Victims of Crime
This organization provides direct services and resources to individuals, families and communities harmed by crime. They provide some referral assistance. You might want to call INFOLINK at 800-211-7996.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. There are free publications you can order online.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a component of the National Institutes of Health. NIDA supports most of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. At this site, you will find information designed for various audiences—including children.
National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine provides online health information and library service. Here you’ll have free access to online searching of the world's largest medical library.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
This organization represents state domestic violence coalitions as well as those in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. State domestic violence coalitions connect local domestic violence services. Hence, this can be a good place to learn about local organizations if you have this need.
National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
NOVA provides services for those who have been victims of crime or a crisis.
National Self-Help Clearinghouse
This organization works to increase the awareness of the importance of mutual support. It also provides a means of discovering self-help groups—hopefully in your area.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Your partner who might be contemplating suicide due to the presence of PTSD can find free 24-hour assistance at: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You should also call this number if you are unsure as to how to deal with a potentially suicidal partner before such an emergency ever arises.
PTSD Facts for Health
You can search for clinicians knowledgeable about PTSD as well as find other helpful links and resources at this site.
This is a place where you can post comments or read those of others dealing with PTSD.
This organization is devoted to education, advocacy, and research to benefit people who are suffering from injuries of traumatic stress. They offer a library and computerized information database. They may be able to help with a referral as well—but you must call.
This website is designed to provide useful information to the woman who is the victim of abuse.