Information on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
3615 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20016-3007
Tel: (202) 966-7300
Fax: (202) 966-2891
www.aacap.org

American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901Tel: (703) 907-7300
www.psych.org

American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20002-4241
Tel: (800) 374-2721
TTY: (202) 336-6123
www.apa.org

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
8730 Georgia Avenue, Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tel: (240) 485-1001
Fax: (240) 485-1035
www.adaa.org

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Kids
500 C Street
SW Washington, D.C. 20472
Tel: (202) 566-1600
http://www.fema.gov/kids/

Child, Adolescent and Family Branch
Division of Service System Improvement
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 6-1035
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: (240) 276-1887
www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cmhs/ChildrensCampaign

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
215 N. Main Street
White River Junction, VT 05009
Tel: (802) 296-5132
www.ncptsd.org
PTSD in Children and Adolescents

New York State Crime Victims Board
http://www.cvb.state.ny.us/Home.aspx

Sidran Foundation
200 E. Joppa Road, Suite 207
Towson, MD 21286
Tel: (410) 825-8888
www.sidran.org

This national nonprofit organization is 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. Sidran publishes books and educational materials, and provides resources and referrals to callers. It has developed education workshops on the psychological outcomes of severe childhood trauma for a variety of audiences, including adult survivors, their partners, caregivers of abused children, and non-clinical professionals.

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
60 Revere Drive, Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60062
Tel: (847) 480-9028
www.istss.org

Medline Plus - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/posttraumaticstressdisorder.html
PTSD in children and adolescents

National Center for Victims of Crime
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
Arlington , VA 22201
Tel: (703) 276-2880
www.ncvc.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Public Information and Communications Branch
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Tel: (301) 443-4513 or toll-free (866) 615-NIMH (6464),
Fax: (301) 443-4279
www.nimh.nih.gov
Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
1757 Park Road, NW
Washington , DC 20010
Tel: (202) 232-6682, Toll-free: (800) 879-6682
www.try-nova.org

Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville , MD 20850
Tel: (800) 627-6872
www.ncjrs.org