The AMA is committed to providing physicians and other health professionals with information, tools and training materials to help assess and treat our nation’s veterans and their families. Find resources for health issues that may affect veterans and their families—including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-combat depression.

Journal of the American Medical Association

JAMA links

JAMA psychiatry

JAMA psychiatry

JAMA pediatrics

JAMA pediatrics

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

AACAP is the leading medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents and families affected by these disorders.

AACAP military families resource center

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

AAP offers information to pediatricians and families on PTSD, TBI, postcombat depression and deployments as they relate to the care of children and families.

AAP links

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

The APA is the world’s largest psychiatric organization, representing more than 38,000 psychiatric physicians from the U.S. and around the world. It addresses the mental health and well-being of military families through public education, research, education/lifelong learning and practice guidelines.

APA related links

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

ASAM is a professional society representing nearly 3,000 physicians dedicated to increasing access and improving quality of addiction treatment.

ASAM links

The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP)

The CDP trains military and civilian behavioral health professionals to provide high-quality deployment-related behavioral health services to military personnel and their families.

CDP links

Center for Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS)

The CSTS addresses a wide scope of trauma exposure from the consequences of combat, operations other than war, terrorism, natural and human made disasters and public health threats.

Center for Traumatic Stress

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

The NCTSN exists to improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the U.S.

National Child Traumatic Stress network

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury provides information and resources on traumatic brain injury, psychological health issues and combat stress specifically tailored to health care professionals. Here you can learn about treatment options for PTSD and review tips for civilian health care professionals treating military patients.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) serves active duty military, their beneficiaries and veterans with TBI through clinical care, research initiatives and educational programs.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Deployment Health Clinical Center

The Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) website assists clinicians delivering post-deployment health care. It contains deployment-related health information for healthcare providers and service members, veterans and family members.

DHCC links

Indiana State Medical Association

A page providing physician and patient resources on PTSD, including a screening tool for physicians.

Indiana State Medical Association links

Massachusetts General Hospital

The Massachusetts General Home Base Program, in collaboration with the VA’s National Center for PTSD, provides this free, CME-certified series to assist clinicians in diagnosis and treatment of PTSD and TBI with traditional and complementary evidence-based therapy.

Massachusetts General Hospital links

Medscape Education

This resource was developed by Medscape Education in support of Joining Forces and aims to improve awareness of the health care challenges of service members, veterans and their families and to improve clinicians' capacity to assess and treat these conditions.

Medscape Education

National Center for Telehealth & Technology

The National Center for Telehealth and Technology seeks to lead the innovation of mobile health and telehealth solutions to deliver psychological health and traumatic brain injury care and support to our nation’s warriors, veterans and their families.

National Center for Telehealth & Technology

North Carolina Medical Society

The North Carolina Medical Society partnered with the Medical University of South Carolina to conduct a web-based survey of rural and urban mental health and primary care community providers.

North Carolina Medical Society report on available providers

U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs

The VA’s National Center for PTSD professional website section contains training materials for health care providers to assist with assessment and treatment.

US Dept of Veterans Affairs links

Understanding Military Culture: Contains free CME

Medscape CME

Resources for the public

If your organization has information you believe should be included on this page, please contact us.

Public resources

Contact

The AMA is committed to providing physicians and other health professionals with information, tools and training materials to help assess and treat our nation’s veterans and their families. Find resources for health issues that may affect veterans and their families—including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-combat depression.

Journal of the American Medical Association

JAMA links

JAMA psychiatry

JAMA psychiatry

JAMA pediatrics

JAMA pediatrics

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

AACAP is the leading medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents and families affected by these disorders.

AACAP military families resource center

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

AAP offers information to pediatricians and families on PTSD, TBI, postcombat depression and deployments as they relate to the care of children and families.

AAP links

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

The APA is the world’s largest psychiatric organization, representing more than 38,000 psychiatric physicians from the U.S. and around the world. It addresses the mental health and well-being of military families through public education, research, education/lifelong learning and practice guidelines.

APA related links

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

ASAM is a professional society representing nearly 3,000 physicians dedicated to increasing access and improving quality of addiction treatment.

ASAM links

The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP)

The CDP trains military and civilian behavioral health professionals to provide high-quality deployment-related behavioral health services to military personnel and their families.

CDP links

Center for Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS)

The CSTS addresses a wide scope of trauma exposure from the consequences of combat, operations other than war, terrorism, natural and human made disasters and public health threats.

Center for Traumatic Stress

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

The NCTSN exists to improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the U.S.

National Child Traumatic Stress network

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury provides information and resources on traumatic brain injury, psychological health issues and combat stress specifically tailored to health care professionals. Here you can learn about treatment options for PTSD and review tips for civilian health care professionals treating military patients.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) serves active duty military, their beneficiaries and veterans with TBI through clinical care, research initiatives and educational programs.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Deployment Health Clinical Center

The Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) website assists clinicians delivering post-deployment health care. It contains deployment-related health information for healthcare providers and service members, veterans and family members.

DHCC links

Indiana State Medical Association

A page providing physician and patient resources on PTSD, including a screening tool for physicians.

Indiana State Medical Association links

Massachusetts General Hospital

The Massachusetts General Home Base Program, in collaboration with the VA’s National Center for PTSD, provides this free, CME-certified series to assist clinicians in diagnosis and treatment of PTSD and TBI with traditional and complementary evidence-based therapy.

Massachusetts General Hospital links

Medscape Education

This resource was developed by Medscape Education in support of Joining Forces and aims to improve awareness of the health care challenges of service members, veterans and their families and to improve clinicians' capacity to assess and treat these conditions.

Medscape Education

National Center for Telehealth & Technology

The National Center for Telehealth and Technology seeks to lead the innovation of mobile health and telehealth solutions to deliver psychological health and traumatic brain injury care and support to our nation’s warriors, veterans and their families.

National Center for Telehealth & Technology

North Carolina Medical Society

The North Carolina Medical Society partnered with the Medical University of South Carolina to conduct a web-based survey of rural and urban mental health and primary care community providers.

North Carolina Medical Society report on available providers

U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs

The VA’s National Center for PTSD professional website section contains training materials for health care providers to assist with assessment and treatment.

US Dept of Veterans Affairs links

Understanding Military Culture: Contains free CME

Medscape CME

Resources for the public

If your organization has information you believe should be included on this page, please contact us.

Public resources

Contact

Contact

Joining Forces

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