Step Up for PTSD Awareness - PTSD Monthly Update, March, 2022

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PTSD Monthly Update - News Relevant to the Issues of Trauma and PTSD

March 2022


Step up for PTSD Awareness

Step Up for PTSD Awareness

Join the National Center for PTSD this June as we virtually step up to raise awareness for PTSD.

 No matter what activity you commit to — 30 minutes one day, some activity every day, or something in between — you’re helping raise PTSD awareness in June.

Register and Get Your Race Bib

We have two options this year:


Register for the Walk 

PTSD Bytes Podcast

PTSD Bytes Podcast

PTSD Bytes

Join us for these 12-minute-or-less talks with experts about technology resources you can use or share to help with PTSD.

  • Treatments for PTSD 2: Prolonged Exposure - In this 2nd episode of our mini-series on PTSD treatments, Dr. Carmen McLean talks about Prolonged Exposure (PE), and how the mobile app “PE Coach” can help with treatment.
  • Treatments for PTSD 1: Overview - Dr. Abigail Angkaw discusses different effective treatments for PTSD and an online Decision Aid to help choose between treatments. 

Research Participation Opportunity

Connecting Veterans with Resources

Our researchers are developing a tool to connect Veterans with free, nationally available resources, and are seeking feedback from post-9/11 Veterans. Participation involves a brief phone call and a 1-hour virtual video interview. Veterans will be compensated $50 for their participation. 

For More Information

Interested post-9/11 Veterans: Contact Lisa at 617-435-2380

PTSD in the News

VA completes a deep study of how it treats those with post-traumatic stress disorder

Dr. Paula Schnurr, Executive Director, talks with Federal News Network about her extensive study that compared cognitive processing and prolonged exposure therapies.  Read more.*

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Thank you,

The Staff of VA’s National Center for PTSD

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