Think you need help now?

The HeadStart support and guidance site is not designed to support young people in a crisis situation. Please click here for help on what to do in a crisis or emergency.

Here are the resources we found for PTSD for parents and families:

Audio

Child in Mind: What is Therapy and does it Work?

What is therapy and does it work for mental health problems? These questions are discussed in this episode of the Child in Mind podcast. Presenter Claudia Hammond is joined by Maisy, 18 who has various types of therapy for both obsessive compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder, and Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

Child in Mind: What is Trauma and how does it affect the Brain?

What is trauma, what does it look like, and how does it affect the brain? These questions are discussed in this Child in Mind podcast. Presenter Claudia Hammond is joined by David Trickey, Consultant Clinical Child Psychologist in the Trauma and Maltreatment Service at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

Organisation

PTSD UK

PTSD UK offer tailored support for people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as their family and friends. They offer advice on what PTSD is, how to help someone who is suffering with PTSD and information about different treatment options for PTSD.

Webpage

About PTSD

When something traumatic happens it can rock you to the core. The world can feel like it is no longer a safe place, it becomes a place where bad things can and do happen. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder occurs when something traumatic happens and is a type of anxiety disorder which may develop after being in or witnessing a traumatic event.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. This webpage covers the signs and symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder, risk factors of PTSD, treatment and therapies and what to do if you feel like you’re beyond treatment.

Blog / personal article

Christmas Time and PTSD – How to Cope?

Many people are not the same after undergoing a trauma. Despire the efforts and expectations of people around you trying to normalise every situation, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can change the way you react and behave.

Audio

Child in Mind: What is Therapy and does it Work?

What is therapy and does it work for mental health problems? These questions are discussed in this episode of the Child in Mind podcast. Presenter Claudia Hammond is joined by Maisy, 18 who has various types of therapy for both obsessive compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder, and Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

Child in Mind: What is Trauma and how does it affect the Brain?

What is trauma, what does it look like, and how does it affect the brain? These questions are discussed in this Child in Mind podcast. Presenter Claudia Hammond is joined by David Trickey, Consultant Clinical Child Psychologist in the Trauma and Maltreatment Service at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

Webpage

About PTSD

When something traumatic happens it can rock you to the core. The world can feel like it is no longer a safe place, it becomes a place where bad things can and do happen. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder occurs when something traumatic happens and is a type of anxiety disorder which may develop after being in or witnessing a traumatic event.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. This webpage covers the signs and symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder, risk factors of PTSD, treatment and therapies and what to do if you feel like you’re beyond treatment.

Organisation

PTSD UK

PTSD UK offer tailored support for people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as their family and friends. They offer advice on what PTSD is, how to help someone who is suffering with PTSD and information about different treatment options for PTSD.

Audio

Child in Mind: What is Therapy and does it Work?

What is therapy and does it work for mental health problems? These questions are discussed in this episode of the Child in Mind podcast. Presenter Claudia Hammond is joined by Maisy, 18 who has various types of therapy for both obsessive compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder, and Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

Child in Mind: What is Trauma and how does it affect the Brain?

What is trauma, what does it look like, and how does it affect the brain? These questions are discussed in this Child in Mind podcast. Presenter Claudia Hammond is joined by David Trickey, Consultant Clinical Child Psychologist in the Trauma and Maltreatment Service at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

Webpage

About PTSD

When something traumatic happens it can rock you to the core. The world can feel like it is no longer a safe place, it becomes a place where bad things can and do happen. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder occurs when something traumatic happens and is a type of anxiety disorder which may develop after being in or witnessing a traumatic event.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. This webpage covers the signs and symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder, risk factors of PTSD, treatment and therapies and what to do if you feel like you’re beyond treatment.

Blog / personal article

Christmas Time and PTSD – How to Cope?

Many people are not the same after undergoing a trauma. Despire the efforts and expectations of people around you trying to normalise every situation, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can change the way you react and behave.