Legend of Korra: An Exploration of PTSD



Korra Alone and Book 4 of Legend of Korra have one of the most interesting (in my opinion) explorations of the trauma that Avatar’s can go through, focusing of course on Korra herself. As someone who struggles with PTSD, the exploration seen with Korra intrigued me – as such, I had to look into it at a deeper level.

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Everyone needs a little help now and then, and that’s OK. If you or someone you know, need support or maybe you just need someone to understand, there is always someone to call.

CheckPoint provides Mental Health Hotline numbers Worldwide: https://checkpointorg.com/global/

Time to Change Mental Health Support: https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/mental-health-and-stigma/help-and-support

Young Minds Youth Support: https://youngminds.org.uk/

Useful Resources from Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk/workplace/mental-health-at-work/taking-care-of-your-staff/useful-resources/

LSW Mind Cards: https://www.awin1.com/cread.php?awinmid=18445&awinaffid=697097&clickref=A+Healthy+Dose+of+Fran&ued=https%3A%2F%2Flswmindcards.com%2F

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00:00 – Intro
00:28 – Be Respectful
01:01 – Beginning of Topic
01:51 – Trauma, Denial and Anger
04:26 – Self-Destruction and Punishment
06:21 – A Look Into Fear
08:45 – Long Lasting Effects
10:24 – Self Acceptance and Forgiveness
11:21 – Summary
12:07 – Mental Health Talk Support
13:07 – Love and Sign Off

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Clips I Used:

-LOK Book 4: Korra Alone

-LOK Book 3: Venom of the Red Lotus

-LOK Book 4: The Battle of Zaofu

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