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Help with managing Trauma

An NHS Self-help guide to understanding Trauma
An NHS Self-help guide to understanding Trauma

Here’s a self-help guide prepared by NHS Inform. It aims to help you understand the experience of trauma, make sense of it, manage reactions to traumatic experiences and decide if you need further help.  

Podcasts about Trauma
Podcasts about Trauma

Parenting with trauma Dr Kathy Weston’s podcast ‘Get a grip’ is aimed at parents to help them get to grips with parenting questions. Episode 44 is on ‘Parenting with Post-traumatic stress disorder’ You can access…

Tips to help you heal and make sense of trauma experiences
Tips to help you heal and make sense of trauma experiences

It’s normal to be distressed following a traumatic event(s) and to need time to make sense of what’s happened. As you process the event, trauma reactions will gradually fade, but even when you’re feeling a…

Activities you can try at home 
Activities you can try at home 

Increasing your activity levels can help improve your mood.

Tips on managing change in our lives
Tips on managing change in our lives

We all have to cope and manage with change in our lives for lots of reasons. Here are some tips and thoughts on navigating through a period of change.

Relaxation
Relaxation

If you feel tense a lot of the time, you can try learning some relaxation skills, as these should be helpful.

Urgent Help

Emergency

If you, or someone you know, is in crisis and in imminent danger of causing harm to themselves or others, call 999 immediately

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