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Training Assistance Dogs for PTSD

Training Assistance Dogs for PTSD: Guest Blog Assistance dogs have long been recognised as valuable companions for people with physical disabilities, but their potential to aid people with mental health conditions, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is increasingly being

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Assistance Dog for C-PTSD Case Study: Cinnamon

Assistance Dog for C-PTSD Case Study: Cinnamon Assistance dogs have long been recognised as valuable companions for individuals with physical disabilities, however, their ability to also aid those struggling with mental health conditions, like PTSD and C-PTSD is becoming more

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Assistance Dog for PTSD Case Study: Pumpkin

Assistance Dog for C-PTSD Case Study: Pumpkin Assistance dogs have long been recognised as valuable companions for individuals with physical disabilities, however, their ability to also aid those struggling with mental health conditions, like PTSD and C-PTSD is becoming more

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Assistance Dog for PTSD Case Study: Dobbie

Assistance Dog for PTSD Case Study: Dobbie Assistance dogs have long been recognised as valuable companions for individuals with physical disabilities, however, their ability to also aid those struggling with mental health conditions, like PTSD and C-PTSD is becoming more

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Reflex Integration Therapy for PTSD

Reflex Integration Therapy for PTSD & C-PTSD Reflex Integration Therapy (RIT) (also sometimes called Neuro-developmental therapy) is a treatment approach that can help people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD)  by addressing the

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Skydive for PTSD UK

events | SKYDIVING Skydive for PTSD UK Sign up now Skyline Skydiving Challenge The challenge For over 27 years, Skyline Skydiving have been the UK’s leading charity events organisers – with over 3000 amazing charities to chose from and (so

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga Event

Finding Connection & Peace Through Trauma Sensitive Yoga: A Brain Approach event PTSD UK and The Minded Institute are proud to bring you this online event to learn how yoga can support the transformation and relaxation of the nervous system

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EveryDayForAMonthChallenge

PTSD UK Every Day for a Month Challenge 2023 They say it takes 21 days to form a habit – so we’ve created this ‘Every Day for a Month Challenge’ for 2023 to help support you AND you can raise

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Court intermediaries for PTSD resource

Communicourt intermediaries resource for PTSD Recently, we worked with Communicourt to create a resource to support their intermediaries with clients affected by PTSD or C-PTSD to provide a deeper understanding of how trauma, PTSD or C-PTSD can impact an individual.

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not a punchline response

‘PTSD is not a punchline’ open letter: Response Recently, we wrote an ‘Open Letter’ to ITV regarding a joke that Ant and Dec made about PTSD in the latest series of I’m a Celebrity. We noted in the letter that

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Scholarship winners 2022

PTSD UK ‘Yoga Therapy for PTSD’ scholarship winners Yoga and yoga therapy for trauma has become popular as there is a growing basis of clinical evidence and case reports that its application significantly supports those with PTSD in with the

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Thames Path Ultra for PTSD UK

events | walk or run thames path ultra challenge 10km, 25km, 50km & 100km ROUTES Sign up now The challenge England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable challenge. Over 3000 adventurers will join the Putney Bridge start,

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Great Manchester Half Marathon for PTSD UK

events | run Great Manchester Half Marathon Sign up now Great Manchester Half Marathon The challenge Manchester’s iconic event returns to the city’s streets in May 2023. Take your place on the start line and soak up the buzzing atmosphere!

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Great North Run for PTSD UK

events | run Great North Run for PTSD UK Sign up now Great North Run The challenge Get your running shoes on and join Team PTSD UK for the 2023 Great North Run! The Great North Run is officially the

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Just Wool Textiles X PTSD UK

Just Wool Textiles X PTSD UK We’re excited to announce that Just Wool Textiles are supporting PTSD UK and have created two beautiful scarves and neck warmers inspired by the PTSD UK brand colours and our clouds.  We’re so thrilled that

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Great South Run for PTSD UK

events | run Great South Run Sign up now Great South Run The challenge Join us for another spectacular South Coast running celebration on Sunday 15 October 2023, famous for its buzzing atmosphere, iconic music and entertainment zones, and a

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London Winter Walk for PTSD UK

events | walk london winter walk Full or Half Marathon & 10K Options Sign up now The challenge A great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime! There are Full Marathon

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Dealing with PTSD over the holidays

Dealing with PTSD over the holidays Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can cause a whole host of symptoms, which can affect every area of your life, and when this is paired with ‘expectations’ of how you should feel, it can become

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Notch X PTSD UK

Notch supporting PTSD UK We’re excited to announce that NOTCH are supporting PTSD UK and have created a line of bespoke bracelets and ‘notches’ where 10% of all PTSD UK NOTCH sales are donated to PTSD UK! NOTCH is an achievement

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North Downs Ultra for PTSD UK

events | walk or run north downs 50 ultra challenge 25km or 50km options Sign up now The challenge By popular demand – we’re heading back to the North Downs with a fabulous challenge setting out from our Guilford basecamp,

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GivingTuesday2022

PTSD UK’s Giving Tuesday £2 request Every year, on #GivingTuesday, millions of people across the globe show up, give back, and change their communities. The goal is to create a massive wave of generosity that lasts well beyond today, and

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Non-epileptic seizures and PTSD

Non-epileptic seizures from PTSD & C-PTSD The flashbacks, nightmares and other symptoms associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are known as quite common in relation to the one in four people in the UK with a diagnosis of PTSD. However,

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What can cause PTSD?

PTSD can affect anyone who has been exposed to a traumatic event – an event which provoked fear, helplessness, or horror in response to the threat of injury or death and therefore can affect anyone.

What are the symptoms of PTSD?

PTSD can cause a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional symptoms such as hypervigilance, irrational anger & fear, panic attacks, flashbacks, digestive issues, feeling numb, nightmares and exhaustion. 

What are the treatments for PTSD?

It is possible for PTSD to be successfully treated with psychotherapies such has EMDR and CBT, even many years after the traumatic event occurred, which means it is never too late to seek help.

Are you looking to fundraise for PTSD UK?

THANK YOU!!  We are a small charity so our main goals at the moment are to increase awareness that we exist (so people can get the support and information they need) and to maximise fundraising to allow us to achieve our mission of supporting everyone in the UK affected by PTSD, no matter the trauma that caused it.