Ukraine PTSD Support

Ukraine PTSD Support

Please download these free resources to help you Understand Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Understand the Common Reactions to Trauma and a resource on How Trauma Can Affect You. For more support e-mail info@ptsdsupport.co.uk.

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Будь ласка, завантажте ці безкоштовні ресурси, щоб допомогти вам зрозуміти посттравматичний стресовий розлад (ПТСР), зрозуміти загальні реакції на травму та ресурс про те, як травма може вплинути на вас. Для отримання додаткової підтримки надішліть електронну пошту на info@ptsdsupport.co.uk.

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Prioritizing basic needs

The people of Ukraine will have many needs in the coming months and years. The most pressing priority at this stage of the emerging catastrophe is to ensure physical safety and to meet other basic needs such as food, shelter, and access to medicines.

If you choose to help financially, a good way to do this is to make a donation to any of the following established organizations:

There will inevitably be psychological fallout from this war. In anticipation of this – and in the hope that it will be helpful when the time is right – Psychology Tools have translated a selection of trauma psychoeducation resources into Ukrainian and are allowing us to circulate them amongst our networks.

What Resources Are Available In Ukrainian?

Symptoms experienced post-trauma can be physically and emotionally powerful and can feel especially disturbing if the person doesn’t know why they are occurring. This illustrated information handout describes and normalizes common reactions to traumatic events, including feeling scared, having unwanted memories, or having nightmares and sleeping badly. It can help children and adolescents to understand that they are experiencing normal reactions to powerful events. It can also be used to help wider family and other people to understand how young people might be feeling.

How Trauma Can Affect You

how trauma can affect youSymptoms experienced post-trauma can be physically and emotionally powerful and can feel especially disturbing if the person doesn’t know why they are occurring. This illustrated information handout describes and normalizes common reactions to traumatic events, including feeling scared, having unwanted memories, or having nightmares and sleeping badly. It can help children and adolescents to understand that they are experiencing normal reactions to powerful events. It can also be used to help wider family and other people to understand how young people might be feeling.

How Trauma Can Affect You [Ukrainian Version] >

 

 

Reactions To Trauma

reactions to traumaThis is an information handout designed for adults. It describes symptoms which commonly follow trauma – including re-experiencing symptoms, hyperarousal, and avoidance. It also gives helpful pointers about what to do to help someone who has experienced trauma.

Reactions To Trauma [Ukrainian Version] >

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This is a guide designed to help people with PTSD to understand more about their condition. As well as a description of trauma, symptoms of PTSD, and effective treatments, this guide explores key maintenance factors for PTSD including: unprocessed memories, beliefs about trauma and its consequences, and coping strategies including avoidance.

Written in a friendly and explanatory way, this guide is a comprehensive source of information for those with PTSD. The concepts are explained in an easily digestible way, with case examples and accessible diagrams.

Understanding PTSD [Ukrainian Version] >