June is PTSD Awareness Month

Take an online course or program

Online Programs

These online self-help programs and courses teach skills and offer tools to help you and your family cope with PTSD and related problems.

Self-Help Programs

  • PTSD Coach Online
    The expanded desktop version of the mobile app, gives you 17 tools to choose from to help you manage stress. Learn to manage troubling symptoms following trauma, such as, sleep, trauma reminders and anger. Mobile app also available.
  • VetChange
    VetChange is a free, confidential online program to help you take control of your drinking and learn to manage PTSD symptoms without using alcohol. Mobile app also available.
  • CRAFT-PTSD – Help with PTSD for You and Your Family
    Community Reinforcement and Family Training – Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CRAFT-PTSD) is a self-paced online course for family members of someone working to manage PTSD. Learn skills to encourage and support your loved one, and find resources to support your own quality of life.
  • CRAFT-SUD – Help with Addiction for You and Your Family
    Community Reinforcement and Family Training – Substance Use Disorder (CRAFT-SUD) is a web-based course for family members of Veterans working to manage SUD. This self-paced course teaches you about addiction and offers skills to encourage and support a loved one and help you take care of yourself.

Other VA Online Programs

These online programs are available on the Veteran Training website. Each training has a related mobile app for additional support. See the Mobile Apps page for the related companion apps.

  • Anger and Irritability Management Skills
    This course offers a wide range of practical skills and tools to manage your anger and develop self-control over your thoughts and actions.
  • Moving Forward
    This course teaches skills to help you overcome stressful problems and meet your goals in managing stress, balancing school and family, relationships, coping with physical injuries, financial difficulties, and adjustment issues.
  • Path to Better Sleep
    This course provides information and practical tools to manage sleep problems.
  • Parenting Course
    This course provides parents with tools that strengthen parenting skills and helps them reconnect with their children, and deal with both everyday problems and family issues that are unique to the military lifestyle.

For Mental Wellness HELP in East Central Minnesota

In a life threatening situation or medical emergency, call your doctor or 911.

CRISIS phone line:
Call 800 523-3333 or text the word “MN” to 741741

Just need to talk to someone?
Wellness in the Woods 5:pm – 9:am Daily 844-739-6369
Minnesota NAMI Warmline 4:pm – 8:pm Thur – Sun 888-334-7754
Mental Health Advocacy Minnesota Warmline 5:pm-10:pm Mon – Sat 877-404-3190

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