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PTSD UK Blog

You’ll find up-to-date news, research and information here along with some great tips to ease your PTSD in our blog.

Mental Wellbeing at work guidance

Mental Wellbeing at work guidance NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have recently updated their Mental Wellbeing at work guidance. This guideline covers how to create the right conditions for mental wellbeing at work. It aims to promote

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XMiles supporting Team PTSD UK

XMiles supporting Team PTSD UK We’re honoured to be sponsored by XMiles to help our fundraising supporters who are part of Team PTSD UK taking on challenges in 2022!  XMiles is an Independent Endurance Sports Store, providing nutritional goods to

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Self injury, self harm and PTSD

Self injury, self harm and PTSD There is growing evidence showing a link between post-traumatic stress disorder, and what is collectively known as self-injurious behaviours (SIB). This article explores this highly sensitive topic and contains triggers. So, we recommend proceeding

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How pottery can help ease PTSD symptoms

How pottery can help ease PTSD symptoms Art therapy has been steadily gaining traction as an effective method to reduce and ease the symptoms of mental health issues. In particular, people with PTSD and C-PTSD could find that pottery is

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The link between PTSD and eating disorders

The link between PTSD and eating disorders The deep psychological and biological imprint that trauma can leave can cause, or worsen other health issues. There are also times when someone with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) also has a second

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Treatments for PTSD

It is possible for PTSD to be successfully treated many years after the traumatic event occurred, which means it is never too late to seek help. For some, the first step may be watchful waiting, then exploring therapeutic options such as individual or group therapy – but the main treatment options in the UK are psychological treatments such as Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Traumatic events can be very difficult to come to terms with, but confronting and understanding your feelings and seeking professional help is often the only way of effectively treating PTSD. You can find out more in the links below, or here.