We've been there.

After a traumatic event — like combat, an assault, or a disaster — it's normal to feel scared, keyed up, or sad at first. But if it's been months or years since the trauma and you're not feeling better, you may have PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder).

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PTSD Veteran looking off into the sky.
Hear stories from Wanda Pegues.
Hear stories from Laurent Taillefer.
Hear stories from Sherie Warner.
Hear stories from Arthur Jefferson.
Hear stories from Michelle Fisher.
Hear stories from Claudio Calvo.
Hear stories from Nina Whittam.
Hear stories from Guillermo Sanchez.

This is AboutFace

In these videos, Veterans, family members, and clinicians share their experiences with PTSD and PTSD treatment. Choose a topic below to hear what they have to say.

PTSD Veteran.

Our Stories

Years of flashbacks sent Dave Hanson to the edge. Watch Dave, his therapist, and his family explain how Prolonged Exposure therapy brought him back to a full and happy life.

Dave Hanson and family.

Treatment Works

Follow Veterans as they share their experiences with 3 types of therapy that are proven to work: Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Stacy Pearsall, Combat Photographer.