This website is funded, published, and managed by the
The PTSD Help Network
This Site: Is no substitute for competent professional help if you suffer
from the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This
site is intended to be a practical guide to a very real and pervasive problem found among combat veterans. It
is offered as an instrument of self-help and awareness. I am interested in your thoughts on this site and on
how to make it more useful. I may be contacted at rick@PTSDhelp.net.
If you are in crisis requiring immediate attention please contact the VA
National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
This is a non-profit self-help website designed to assist those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Remember that everything on this website is copyrighted. We have either created or been given permission to publish text and all other material on this website. When this was not possible, we have relied on the “Fair Use” provisions
of the copyright law.
Copyright law requires that
you get our permission before republishing this site, or any portion of it, by any means.
To disseminate the much needed information on this website, we will be generous in granting such permission. However, we expect site/author attribution and may require a link back to this website. A link to
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provided for your convenience in doing so.
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Acknowledgment: A special thanks to my friends in the mental health
and VA communities for their help and encouragement over the years. To
the countless veterans who have shared with me their feelings and combat experiences, I extend a most sincere and heartfelt
thanks. This site is dedicated to my fellow Vietnam veterans. Their sacrifices during our war and in the years since has inspired this site.