Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) guideline for mental, neurological and substance use disorders (World Health Organization)

International guidance for the management of mental, neurological and substance use (MNS) conditions. Recommendations include EMDR therapy as treatment for conditions related to stress.

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VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for management of posttraumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder (Department of Veterans Affairs & Department of Defense)

Guideline for the management of PTSD published by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense.  Recommendations include EMDR therapy as treatment in various contexts throughout the guidance.

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Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Complex PTSD (Australian National Health and Medical Research Council)

Guideline for the prevention and treatment of stress disorders published by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council.

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PTSD prevention and treatment guidelines methodology and recommendations (International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies)

Guideline for the treatment of adults, children, and adolescents at risk of developing PTSD or Complex PTSD published by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

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Summary of the clinical practice guideline for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults (American Psychologist)

This article is a summary of the American Psychological Association clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence)

National guidance for the management of PTSD in England, published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Recommendations include EMDR therapy as treatment in various contexts throughout the guidance.

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Position paper for the treatment of nightmare disorder in adults: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine position paper (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

A position paper for treatment of nightmare disorder in adults. 

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Clinical practice guideline for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults (American Psychological Association)

Guideline for the treatment of PTSD published by the American Psychological Association. 

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mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG): Clinical management of mental, neurological and substance use conditions in humanitarian emergencies (World Health Organization and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

WHO and UNHCR guidelines for mental, neurological and substance use conditions for non-specialist health-care providers. EMDR therapy is recommended for PTSD “if trained and supervised therapists are available.”

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Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Research-based best practice guidelines for trauma-specific services published by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). EMDR is included as trauma-specific service for trauma and PTSD.

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Operational guidance, mental health & psychosocial support programming for refugee operations (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

International guidance for mental health and psychosocial support for refugee populations and settings.

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Guidelines for the management of conditions specifically related to stress (World Health Organization)

International guidance for the management of conditions related to the occurrence of a major stressful event.

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