Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Mental Health
JCCC and online resources to help students deal with PTSD and other mental health concerns
The JCCC Veteran Services office serves students using Veterans Affairs educational assistance in conjunction with their enrollment at JCCC.
We hope the links below will provide some helpful information, but they are not intended to take the place of discussing your concerns with a counselor.
Deployment Health Clinical Center
This is a military website with resources for professional helpers as well as military members and their families. There are frequent updates with postings of published research on stress and links to treatment guidelines.
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
This organization publishes a journal and has conferences about traumatic stress. Resources for clinicians and public education information are on this website.
National Center for PTSD
This is a veterans affairs website and has a voluminous collection of information on the topic.
Gulf War and Health: Volume 6
Physiologic, Psychologic and Psychosocial Effects of Deployment-Related Stress. You can download a free PDF of the above book.