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Here are the resources we found for PTSD for young people:
What PTSD is Really Like
It may never be the same, but it can get better. People who suffer with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder have come together to share their experiences of what PTSD is to them, and how they came to heal.
Kobe has partnered with Fixers UK to make young people think about the impact conflict has on veterans. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder does not just affect those who have served in combat but the way people experience PTSD can be universal. This video goes to show how something as simple as walking down the stress can trigger PTSD.
7 Tips to Stop Hypervigilence from PTSD
Hypervigilance is extreme or excessive vigilance: the state of being highly or abnormally alert to potential danger or threat. This can be caused by PTSD, anxiety or even paranoia. In this video, Kati Morton talks about 7 things you might find helpful to stop hypervigilence.
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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.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post traumatic stress disorder is a diagnosis given to people who develop a certain set of symptoms following a traumatic event. This webpage from Time to Change focusses on highlighting those symptoms and aiming to answer any questions you might have about the disorder.
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.