PTSD UK to be a stakeholder in creation of new healthcare guidelines
At PTSD UK, we do many things to help support people affected by PTSD and C-PTSD, but we’re always striving to make a real, actionable and tangible difference on a wider scale. We want to get the support in place, before we’re even needed!
- Rehabilitation after traumatic injury
- Social, emotional and mental wellbeing in primary and secondary education
- Mental wellbeing at work
- Self harm: assessment, management and preventing recurrence
- Integrated health and social care for people experiencing homelessness
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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.
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
Panic attacks and PTSD – what are they are how can you prevent them? Panic attacks can affect a wide range of people. Around a third of the general population will have at least one, at some point. However, people
Compassion focused therapy for people with PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can change the way you see the world and other people. However, it can also create substantial damage in how you see yourself, including causing feelings of shame, self-anger
Case Study: EMDR Treatment for Children – AJ After a humiliating experience at school, AJ developed PTSD. Following panic attacks and other symptoms he underwent EMDR treatment designed for children which had a really positive impact on him. “Before I
PTSD is so difficult to explain to someone else. It’s hard to explain how it makes you feel, as most of the time, you don’t even understand it yourself. To those who have an analytical mind, you can try to
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.