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Helplines in Northern Ireland.

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Everyone

Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair. No...


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Adults
Men
Women

Rural Support provides impartial guidance for farmers and farm family members in support of their farm business and personal...


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Parents

We are a freephone support line and web chat service that provides invaluable one to one support, listening, reassurance and...


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Get free support from a hotline in Northern Ireland for trauma and PTSD

Many people go through traumatic experiences in their lives. They are more common than you might realize. That’s why there are 3 helplines for people suffering from PTSD in Northern Ireland. It can be helpful to know some of the signs and symptoms of PTSD:

  • Physical sensations such as pain, trembling, sweating or nausea
  • Overwhelming negative emotions such as guilt, shame, sadness and anxiety
  • Feelings of guilt or shame about a traumatic event
  • Being jumpy or easily startled
  • Frequent nightmares and disturbed sleep patterns
  • Blaming yourself for what happened to you
  • Flashbacks of a traumatic event
  • Intrusive thoughts about the traumatic event

Experiencing these symptoms of trauma and PTSD can be extremely distressing. They can still impact your daily life even at a reasonably mild level. Seeking help can assist you with managing your symptoms.

The symptoms of trauma and PTSD can become overwhelming. Assistance is available in Northern Ireland to help you unpack your experiences and begin making sense of them. You can feel seen, heard and understood through compassionate listening and support.

If you think you might need support with the symptoms of trauma & PTSD today, consider contacting a helpline in Northern Ireland for free, confidential help.


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