Traumatic Stress Service Useful Links

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    Useful Links

    www.combatstress.com
    ex-services mental welfare society

    www.ptsd.org.uk
    for ex-servicemen and women

    www.mind.org.uk
    for better mental health

    www.ptsd.va.gov 
    the website for the United States Department of Veteran Affairs – National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    www.istss.org
    the website for the international society for traumatic stress studies

    www.estss.org
    the website for the European society for traumatic stress studies

    www.nice.org.uk
    the website for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

    The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture 
    The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture is a human rights organisation providing psychotherapeutic, advocacy and other services as well as practical assistance to victims of political violence.

    www.sleeptreatment.com
    Useful information about links between trauma, nightmares and sleep difficulties.

    www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/trauma
    The Centre for Trauma, Resilience, and Growth brings together the Trauma Service situated within Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

    www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk
    Link to the birth trauma association which aims to support all women who have had a traumatic birth experience.

    www.foundation4peace.org
    The Tim Parry and Johnathon Ball Foundation for Peace - an educational charity which aims to help better understand conflict and by so doing to reduce or eliminate violence from conflict situations affecting them.

    www.patientopinion.org.uk
    Patient Opinion is a national website recently launched to enable service users and their carers to share their stories about the care and support they have had from Lancashire Care and other Mental Health Trusts. The website also allows NHS patients to view other patients’ experiences making it easy to compare or research services they may be due to access.

    www.bigwhitewall.com
    Big White Wall is an online, 24/7, anonymous, mental wellbeing support service.

    www.ukpts.co.uk/site/trauma-services
    Lists the current Traumatic Stress Services in the UK.

    www.veterans.uk.info
    The website holds a many pages of advice, guidance and links to organisations that help veterans.
     
    www.helpforheroes.org.uk/hidden-wounds
    Help for Heroes Hidden Wounds 

    A free and confidential service designed to help equip Veterans and Armed Forces families with the tools to manage and overcome the everyday challenges of living with excessive worry, 
    low mood and stress. The service is easily accessible as support can be accessed via phone, Skype or face to face (in Catterick and Tidworth). The team also welcomes calls from those who are worried about a loved one they think may benefit from this service. For more information, please contact Help for Heroes on 0808 2020 144 or email hidden.wounds@helpforheroes.org.uk 

    www.veteransgateway.org.uk
    The first point of contact for veterans seeking support - we put veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support they need – from healthcare and housing to employability, finances, personal relationships and more.