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VA Boston Healthcare System


PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD can occur following exposure to a violent or life-threatening event to yourself or someone you care Headshot of a man looking concernedabout.

Common Symptoms of PTSD:

  • reexperiencing of the event in some way, either when you are asleep or awake
  • anxiety
  • anger
  • feeling numb
  • difficulty sleeping

We can offer an evaluation to determine if you are suffering from PTSD. We can also help determine the best treatment for you. There are many effective treatments to help with your recovery.

Contact us for an appointment or to just learn more about PTSD:

Jamaica Plain:  1-800-865-3384 ext. 45419 (or direct line 857-364-5419) 
Brockton:   1-800-865-3384 ext. 61778 (or direct line 774-826-1778) 
Causeway:  617-248-1075

If you are a woman veteran, you may be interested in specialized treatment for female veterans in Jamaica Plain:  1-800-865-3384 ext. 44012 (or direct line 857-364-4012).

Returning OEF/OIF veterans, learn about our Center for Returning Veterans.

Meet VA Boston Staff
Women's Health Sciences Division Staff 
Behavioral Science Division Staff 

Helpful Links:

 For Veterans and the General Public 
 For Providers and Researchers 
 Issues Specific to Women 

Contact Info


  • Jamaica Plain, Brockton, Causeway

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-865-3384 Ext. 44012

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8 am - 4 pm