Military and PTSD Resources
APNA & Joining Forces
Explore the links below to learn more about this initiative to support our Service Members and Veterans:
 
General Resources
Find guides, tips and other resources for civilian mental health professionals and military consumers on:
  • Working with patients in the military
  • Navigating the VA's mental health system
  • Finding support when transferring to a new location
  • Treating servicemen returning from deployment
PTSD Resources
Resources from various organizations, including fact sheets, reports, clinical guidelines and more. Topics covered include:
  • Therapies and pharmacological approaches for treating PTSD
  • Current PTSD research
  • US military's guidelines and policies regarding PTSD

    
Traumatic Brain Injury Resources
Includes resources from the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury and others on topics such as:
  • Treating patients with lingering symptoms of mild TBI
  • Patient education
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Associated long-term health effects
Upcoming Educational Opportunities
Find announcements about upcoming educational opportunities on military mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury from sources such as
  • Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • SAMHSA
  • APNA

   
Military Mental Health & Resiliency Discussion Group
Join the Military Mental Health & Resiliency Community on Member Bridge to discuss this important topic and swap info with your APNA colleagues. Share resources, ask questions, weigh in on issues important to military mental health.
APNA Continuing Education
Presentations from past APNA Conferences in webinar and podcast format available in the APNA eLearning Center. APNA members can use their bonus points to access the content at little to no cost. Sessions include information on:
  • PTSD and chronic pain
  • Women as combat veterans
  • PTSD related sleep disturbances


 

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