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These Resources for Vietnam Veterans with PTSD were put together by Jan Goff-LaFontaine, author and photographer of Reflections—Between the Lines: The Healing of the Vietnam Generation See also Jan's page on Related Books

 

 

Gift from Within: Organization dedicated to helping trauma survivors. The website has very healing articles, the Survivor's Psalm, a unique penpal service for trauma survivors, sells videos including Recovering from Traumatic Events: The Healing Process, and Living With PTSD for families and friends, a poetry and art gallery, a list of groups, success
stories by survivors.

International Society for Traumatic Studies: Professional Organization of therapists and researchers who work with survivors of all types of trauma. Publish a wonderful pamphlet on recovered memories. Also the Journal of Traumatic Stress. Membership list can be searched by state and city if you are looking for help.

National Center for PTSD : Research and education on PTSD; includes the PILOTS Database, an electronic index to PTSD literature

National Conference of Viet Nam Veteran Ministers: A group comprised of over 50 Vietnam veterans who are also ordained ministers or full time religious workers. Non-denominational, spiritual healing.

Operational Stress Injury: "Injuries caused by operational stress and trauma have always been a part of warfare. These are the wounds not caused by a direct enemy projectile or explosive, as one textbook says, but those that injure the mind or the spirit. These wounds too can be fatal." A Canadian website with a lot to offer veterans of peacekeeping and of
war.

Patience Press is owned by Patience Masterson, the wife of a PTSD survivor and author of a book about dealing with PTSD. Her site gives help and hope to active military and veterans from previous wars to deal with the trauma of combat.

A Recovery Bill of Rights for Trauma Survivors by Thomas V. Maguire, Ph.D. Absolutely wonderful. A must for everyone who has suffered PTSD.

The Sidran Foundation: A national non-profit organization devoted to education, advocacy and research related to the early recognition and treatment of trauma-related stress in children and the understanding and treatment of adults suffering from trauma-generated disorders. They also publish great books!

Traumatic Incident Reduction is a brief, one-on-one, non-hypnotic, person-centered, simple and highly structured method for permanently eliminating the negative effects of past traumas.

David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages: Focused on emotional trauma and PTSD following individual and mass traumas. New info about once a month. Written for professionals, it has a lot of interesting information.

 

 

 

 


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