Alongside prescribed medicine and treatments, there are also a lot of natural methods available for relieving PTSD symptoms. One of these is acupuncture, which various research studies have shown to be effective for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. What is Acupuncture? […]

How Acupuncture has helped some PTSD Sufferers


For many people with PTSD one of the most important things is finding ways to alleviate their symptoms whilst they heal and recover. We’ve reported several are physical activities that may ease your symptoms and improve wellbeing such as horse therapy, […]

How martial arts is helping PTSD sufferers


Do you want to raise money for PTSD UK everyday for free?! We’ll you can, easily! Everyclick donates £0.01p to PTSD UK for every 10 searches done on their site – so instead of using Google for your everyday internet […]

‘Searching’ for new ways to support PTSD UK!



Recent research has shown that the civilians involved in the clean up of ‘Ground Zero’ following the World Trade Centre attacks, had a two-fold prevalence of PTSD than that of the general population, and subsequently an increased risk of heart […]

PTSD may have put the hearts of Ground Zero workers ...



The experience of going to counselling is often described as walking into a room with a bag of jumbled up colouring pencils. Each pencil you take out is a point of conversation with a trained practitioner. After dealing with it, […]

How art therapy has helped those with PTSD



I don’t know about you, but I’ve always wanted to run the Great North Run – but I’ve never been successful in a ballot place, yet. But one of our incredible supporters, Stacey, nominated PTSD UK to be the chosen […]

Virtual Runner UK | Half Marathon Challenge



Mental health is something Her Majesty the Queen is very aware of; she has spoken previously about the psychological repercussions of suicide attacks and how they may lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In particular, in the days following the […]

Why we need to discuss mental health on the anniversary ...



Created in 2001 by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event aiming to educate the public and raise awareness of mental health issues, helping to promote better mental health. This year, the event runs from […]

PTSD UK and Mental Health Awareness Week 2018


How do you tend to answer when someone says, “What can I do to help?” or ‘is there anything I can do?” For most PTSD sufferers, the answer is often, “Oh nothing, I’m ok” or “ I don’t know what […]

When a loved one offers to help you


Katherine Meehan, 37, from Kent has published a book about her self-healing journey in the hope it will help others to find their own profound wellbeing and happiness. In ‘Brushing My Teeth with Baby Lotion’, published last month, she shares […]

How ‘TRE’ helped this PTSD sufferer