Non-Governmental Agencies

ATSS requires 30-days advance notice for any request to post information on our site. Please also note that ATSS lists only those services, organizations and resources that provide information specific to traumatic stress, response and/or treatment of trauma, PTSD, and critical incidents.

2018 Guide: The Link Between Childhood Trauma And Addiction In Adulthood

Provides comprehensive information regarding the relationship between trauma and addiction.

A Guide to Ending Dating Violence Against Women

Addresses multiple factors that include the scope of the problem, factors that keep women trapped in abusive relationships, accessing help, and state resources for domestic violence.

A Survivors Guide to Sexual Assault

Provides statistical data on rates of sexual assault, addresses myths, identifies risk factors, offers coping strategies, and provides resources available in all 50 states.

Provides information for people suffering from PTSD who self-medicate with drugs and alcohol

American Addiction Centers

Treatment Options for PTSD and Addiction

Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation

A charitable organization dedicated to the mitigation of disabling stress and the fight against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for Emergency Service Workers and Communities that have been involved in or exposed to traumatic events

Childhood Trauma and Addiction: The Connection Explained

Coping with Disaster

Provides suggestions for helping children with cognitive disabilities following disasters

David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages

Focus primarily on emotional trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) and dissociation, whether following individual traumatic experience(s) or a large-scale disaster

Provides information and a Resource Guide on PTSD and addiction and how the two can co-occur

Exploring the Personal Side of PTSD

Takes a look at the differences in perspective between people diagnosed with PTSD and people who do not have PTSD.

Gift From Within

A non-profit organization with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) information and healing resources (articles, ptsd videos and dvds, poetry, art, stories, webcasts,) for people suffering from traumatic events like child abuse, accidents, natural disasters, and sexual assault

Green Cross Academy of Traumatology

An international, humanitarian assistance, non-profit corporation, established in 1997 to bring together world leaders in the study of traumatology for the purpose of establishing and maintaining professionalism and high standards in the care of trauma victims and responders throughout the world.

"How to Empower Trauma Survivors Through Psychological First Aid,"

Published by Georgetown University

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF)

Mission is to provide leadership, education, training, consultation, and support services in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services to the emergency response professions, other organizations, and communities worldwide. 

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)

An international interdisciplinary professional organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress

Male Survivors

Mental Care Needs in Combat Veterans After Cancer Diagnosis

Discusses the psychological and traumatic impact of a diagnosis of cancer among veterans.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Mission is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.

National Disaster Interfaith Network (NDIN)

A national network of disaster interfaith organizations working together to reduce disaster-caused human suffering through the exchange of information and cooperative support

National Organization of Victim Assistance (NOVA)

Mission is to champion dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis

Nursing Education

Understanding PTSD and the many approaches to its treatment can be overwhelming. That’s why this guide was written and medically reviewed by nurses who have worked with PTSD patients. Topics covered include:
•             Causes of PTSD
•             Symptoms PTSD patients may experience
•             Specialized care and treatment options, including therapy and medication
•             Supportive services for PTSD
•             Common challenges in PTSD care
•             Additional PTSD resources

Online Guide to Mental Health Support for PhD Students

Online MSW in Mental Health and Trauma Programs

Helps those interested working in the fields of mental health and social work. 

Psychology Degrees

Psychology & Social Policy Education Guides to help job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing landscapes of these programs and their impact on careers and employment

PTSD Recovery Meetup Groups

Provides locations of PTSD Recovery Meetups

PTSD Self Test

Provides a self-assessment tool, and includes information on the signs and symptoms of PTSD, risk and resilient factors, and self-care strategies.

Recall Report

A leading online recall aggregator with emphasis on mental health and prescription drugs

Screening for PTSD

Provides an online questionnaire that identifies the various symptoms of PTSD

Social Work Degrees

Psychology & Social Policy Education Guides to help job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing landscapes of these programs and their impact on careers and employment

Supporting Students With Mental Health Issues

Helpful information for teachers, schools, and counselors from the UK that provides advice, tips, information and significant resources especially now, during these challenging times.

Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR)

A research-supported trauma awareness and resilience training program that brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human security, spirituality and restorative justice to address the needs of trauma-impacted individuals and communities.

Student Mental Health Resource

In our guide, we examine common mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and eating disorders. We leaned on experienced mental health experts to provide strategies and advice for students facing these problems, as well as having these experts answer many common mental health questions.

The Sidran Foundation

Helps people understand, manage, and treat trauma and dissociation

Tips for First Responders, 3rd Edition

The authors of this 28-page booklet offer tips disaster responders and other first responders can use during emergencies and routine encounters to support and communicate with people with disabilities. The booklet is divided into sections that focus on older adults and on people with service animals, mobility impairments, autism, multiple chemical sensitivities, cognitive disabilities, and hearing or visual impairments.

Traumatic Incident Reduction Association

An International Association of practitioners using TIR and related techniques (TIRA)

Understanding PTSD

Provides general resources for PTSD and offers links for veterans