trauma self-help

These self-help resources are available to help people who have experienced a trauma and who continue to experience symptoms after this frightening event. These symptoms may include avoidance, nightmares, difficulty concentrating and intrusive thoughts and images. Our experienced clinicians have prepared the resources below - to help you work towards a better you for a brighter tomorrow.

If you have a G.P in South Glasgow you may benefit from attending our 'Trauma - Light Bulb' virtual course. This course offers you: a warm welcome space to listen and learn; a chance to connect with others and the opportunity to understand potential paths for recovery.

If you would like to know more about the course or would like to book a place on this please contact us on 0141 232 2555.

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Read our information guide on trauma and how it can impact your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

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Listen to our information guide on trauma and how it can impact your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.



Take a quick look at our top tips to help you to learn ways to cope with




Printable cards to print off and carry with you to remember your helpful grounding techniques.

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Anger is a common symptom in PTSD, learn how it affects you, and what you can do to help yourself.

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CBT is effective but takes time to master, so be patient with yourself. A good starting point is understanding what CBT is.

cbt self-help 

The main treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are psychological therapies and medicine.

Traumatic events can be very difficult to come to terms with, but confronting your feelings and seeking professional help is often the only way of effectively treating PTSD.

It's possible for PTSD to be successfully treated many years after the traumatic event or events occurred, which means it's never too late to seek help.

Working through the resources below will help you to increase your understanding of your symptoms. Before having treatment for PTSD, a detailed assessment of your symptoms will be carried out to ensure treatment is tailored to your individual needs. This may be carried out by a GP or specialist. Contact your G.P. to explore options available to you. 

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Relaxation for


Sleep, Nightmares
& Anger

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Thoughts & Avoidance

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There's no one-size-fits-all approach to self-care but learning to incorporate the strategies below can help to promote  your physical, mental, and emotional health. 

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Our mental and physical health is really important and so learning to take care of yourself will help you to protect and improve your mental health. Watch our short video for some tips on how you can do this.