PTSD – Anxiety – Panic Attacks
What is it?
How can it affect you and what help is available?
* Call your GP and ask for an emergency appointment
* Call NHS 111 (England) or NHS Direct (Wales) for out-of-hours to help
* Contact your mental health crisis team if you have one
* Phone a free helpline such as:
* Samaritans offer a 24-hours a day, 7 days a week support service. Call them FREE on 116 123. You can also email email@example.com
* CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) have a helpline (5pm – midnight) and webchat to support men 0800 58 58 58
* Papyrus is a dedicated service for young people up to the age of 35 who are worried about how they are feeling or anyone concerned about a young person. You can call the HOPElineUK number on 0800 068 4141, you can text 07786 209697 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Private Online Therapist
*There are also a number of charities that provide counselling and support groups for PTSD, for example:
* Combat Stress – a military charity specialising in helping ex-servicemen and women
* Rape Crisis – a UK charity providing a range of services for women and girls who have experienced abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault
* Victim Support – providing support and information to victims or witnesses of crime
* CRUSE – a UK charity providing support and information for people who have experienced bereavement