PTSD Treatment for Children and Young People

PTSD Treatment for Children and Young People

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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.

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 16 October 2022, famous for its buzzing atmosphere, iconic music and entertainment zones, and

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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 2022. Take your place on the start line and soak up the buzzing atmosphere!

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The link between cortisol and PTSD

The link between cortisol and PTSD (and how to balance it) PTSD is an intensely complex and hard to understand condition. There is no explanation for why some people develop post-traumatic stress disorder, while others exposed to a similar level

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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 2022 Great North Run! The Great North Run is officially the

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Jurassic Coast Challenge for PTSD UK

events | walk or run Jurassic Coast Challenge 25km, 50km & 100km Sign up now Jurassic Coast Challenge The challenge Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast-a World Heritage

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Isle of Wight Challenge for PTSD UK

events | walk or run Isle of Wight Challenge 25km, 50km & 100km Sign up now Isle of Wight Challenge The challenge Great challenges need great settings – and few are better than the Island’s stunning coastal path. Up to

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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.