PTSD Coach Canada

The PTSD Coach Canada mobile app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that can occur after trauma. Features include:

  • Reliable and current information on PTSD and effective treatments
  • Convenient, easy-to-use tools to help with self-assessment and the management of distress associated with PTSD
  • A self-guided safety plan for suicide prevention
  • Information on crisis support and how to get help

What if I don't have a mobile device?

No problem. You can find the educational content of PTSD Coach Canada on the VAC website.

How to use PTSD Coach Canada

PTSD Coach Canada is a tool to help manage the symptoms associated with PTSD, it is not intended as a replacement for professional care. The app can be used as an education and symptom management tool, prior to, or as part of a care plan with a mental health professional. Together with professional care, PTSD Coach Canada provides dependable resources you can trust. Family and friends can also benefit from this app.


PTSD Coach Canada was developed by Veterans Affairs Canada in partnership with the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Mental Health Association. PTSD Coach Canada has been adapted from PTSD Coach with permission of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense.

Download the PTSD Coach Canada app

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Privacy and security

VAC now collects anonymous usage data from the app, which will only be used to improve it in the future; for example, we will receive anonymous data listing which sections users visit. This information cannot be linked to any personal information about you and will never be shared with a third party. This feature can be turned off in the Settings menu of the app.

Any personal data entered in the app is only as secure as your phone/device. If you are concerned about your privacy, be sure to enable the security features on your device.

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