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Gift From Within – PTSD Resources

Gift From Within is an international non-profit organization dedicated to helping those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals, in order to rekindle hope and restore dignity to trauma survivors. – PTSD & Trauma Resources

“Whether it stems from a personal tragedy, natural disaster, violence, or any other type of disturbing event, trauma can take a huge emotional toll. And while there is no right or wrong way to feel after a traumatic event, there are strategies that can help you work through feelings of pain, fear, and grief and regain your emotional balance. Whether the traumatic event happened years ago or yesterday, you can find a way to heal and move on with your life.”


H.O.P.E. TBI, or Help One Person to Excel – To Be Independent, is bringing awareness to Polytrauma and Traumatic Brain Injury.

This website has links to online support groups, resources, and educational materials to help promote understanding of these conditions and help those affected to obtain support for depression, anxiety and PTSD.

NIMH – Coping with Traumatic Events

An article from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) that describes ways to help children and adolescents cope with traumatic events such as violence and natural disasters and links to additional resources for parents, communities and rescue workers.

Sidran Institute

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. – PTSD Resources

“Experiencing trauma can have long-lasting effects. Learn to understand your PTSD, explore treatment options, including therapy, and the many ways to cope.”

PTSD Support Groups

Facebook Groups – NICU PTSD Support Group

A Facebook group for individuals suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression related to Neonatal Intensive Care and the health of a child.

Facebook Groups – Veterans PTSD Project Support Forum

Veterans PTSD Support is one of several peer-support groups moderated by Veterans PTSD Support, an organization that hopes to change the national conversation surrounding PTSD through three distinct missions: outreach and education, mentorship and publication of stories about post-traumatic growth, and support forums which serve as a safe space where members can talk openly and share approved resources. Each forum is managed by a Veterans PTSD Support Team Leader and his or her administrative staff.

Hope Recovery

Hope Recovery is a Christian-based support program for survivors of trauma and addiction. Support groups meet online and in-person and communicate via newsletters, information and referrals.

How to Live Your Life, Free of the Symptoms of PTSD

This group was formed to help people find freedom from the symptoms of PTSD and is dedicated to helping those in need and showing them recovery –  real recovery – is possible.

Psych Central Forums – Post-traumatic Stress Support

A place for support of people who are coping with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

Patrick Newburn

Patrick Newburn is Psych Central's Resource Editor. In this role, he is responsible for content review and approval of resources that Psych Central links to, copy and content editing of resource descriptions, and general maintenance and upkeep of all such mental health & psychology resources.

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Newburn, P. (2019). PTSD Resources. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 18, 2020, from
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Last updated: 29 Dec 2019 (Originally: 23 Oct 2019)
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