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PTSD UK and Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

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 […]


When a loved one offers to help you

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 […]


How ‘TRE’ helped this PTSD sufferer

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 […]


You can now donate to PTSD UK through AmazonSmile

We’re super excited to announce that PTSD UK is now part of AmazonSmile’s charity list. This means your normal online purchases can help people affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – with no extra cost to you – every time you […]


Living Nightmare | Bella Magazine feature

One of the main aims of PTSD UK is to raise awareness of PTSD: it’s causes, symptoms and the treatments available. Where we can, we work with publications for them to be able to share this information with their readers […]


How surfing and ‘ocean therapy’ has helped PTSD sufferers

For those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder – or PTSD – one of the most important things is finding ways to heal and recover. While waiting for treatment for PTSD, there are physical activites you can explore that may help […]


What I learnt from having PTSD

It’s now been 2 and a half years since I got back to the ‘old me’ following EMDR treatment for my PTSD. My daily suffering with PTSD was easily the worst time of my life – I honestly had no […]


How Kundalini Yoga can ease some PTSD symptoms

In recent years, holistic health and wellbeing have grown in importance and widespread popular appeal. A growing number of people now spend their evening cold-pressing green juices, limbering up for Pilates, dipping veggies in hummus, or skin-brushing in the bath. […]


Ease the symptoms of PTSD with aromatherapy

For centuries people have been using essential oils – natural substances extracted from plants and seeds – to heal the mind and body. The positive effect essential oils can have on us is astounding, and people with post traumatic stress […]


How hydrotherapy can be useful for PTSD sufferers

When it comes to mental ill-health, many people think it only affects what is going on in the person’s brain. However, these conditions are complex and multi-faceted, often having physical implications too. For those experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma survivors […]