An all new ISTSS.org is now available

Thanks for your interest in the advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress. Click here to visit the new site.

Links to Other Trauma Organizations

Note: As a service to its members and to others interested in traumatic stress, ISTSS maintains links to the Web sites of organizations with similar interests and goals.  ISTSS does not endorse nor is it responsible for content on these Web sites.

ISTSS Public Education Videos on Trauma

The ISTSS Publication Education Committee has produced three short, informative videos presenting three different trauma survivors telling their stories. "One Person's Trauma Story," "The After Effects of Trauma," and "How the Treatment of Trauma Can Help" are available for viewing now.

Government Resources

National Center for PTSD
Link to the PILOTS database, a searchable database to the world's literature on post-traumatic stress disorder, produced by the National Center for PTSD. This link also has connections to the PTSD Research Quarterly, the NCP Clinical Quarterly, divisions and personnel of the National Center and more. View the National Center's contact information.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Visit the NIMH site for breaking  new information about coping with traumatic events, including resources and links to publications and materials about trauma and violence.

 Istanbul Center for Behavior Research and Therapy

Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is one of the most extensive sources of information on criminal and juvenile justice worldwide.  NCJRS provides services to an international community of policymakers and professionals and serves as a collection of clearinghouses supporting all bureaus of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (MAP) is an initiative of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), one of the world's premier mental health research organizations, focused on mood and anxiety disorders. The program is divided into research groups specializing in depression, bipolar disorder (manic-depression), anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Non-Government Trauma Organizations

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

American Society of Criminology

Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy

Anxiety Disorders Association of America Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists

Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS Affiliate)

Canadian Traumatic Stress Network/Reseau Canadien du Stress Traumatique (ISTSS Affiliate)

Center for the Advancement of Health

EMDR International Association

European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS Affiliate)

Family Violence & Sexual Assault Institute (FVSAI)

Families for Depression Awareness

Gift From Within - An international organization for survivors of trauma and victimization and their supporters

Innovations and Networking in Trauma Treatment: within framework of integrated approach

International Society for the Study of Dissociation

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

Israel Center for Treatment of Psychotrauma

The Dart Center

The Sidran Foundation

The United Nations

Other Links for Trauma Information

Resources for therapists, clients and others affected by war

PTSD guidelines from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Information about the effects of war for the public and professionals from the National Center for PTSD

Resources for therapists, clients and others affected by war

David Baldwin's Trauma Pages
Comprehensive collection of trauma information and resources.

Mental Health InfoSource

The CHILD SURVIVOR of Traumatic Stress

John Briere's Web Site

Project NoSpank -- Parents and teachers against violence in education

Children of Incarcerated Parents

International Victimology

Mental Health Workers Without Borders: A Guide for Humanitarian, Health Care, and Human Rights

orkers: Caring for Others, Caring for Yourself

CommunityWorks -- sustain nonviolent lives and systems

International Trauma Studies Program

Wellesley Centers for Women Violence Prevention Programs

University of Central Oklahoma Victims' Guide to the Media