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.
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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.

Up Close

As a combat photographer, Stacy Pearsall sees the unspeakable. Rather than lose what she values most, she turns to treatment.

Stacy Pearsall, Combat Photographer.

Treatment Works

Follow Veterans as they share their experiences with two types of therapy that are proven to work.

Stacy Pearsall, Combat Photographer.