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Get help now from a helpline in Otago, New Zealand for trauma and PTSD

If you have been through a traumatic experience affecting your life, know that you don’t have to go through it alone. Reach out to one of 1 helplines across Otago, New Zealand. If you aren’t sure if you have PTSD, then read through these common symptoms and see if you can relate:

  • Physical sensations such as pain, trembling, sweating or nausea
  • Feeling unable to cope with your daily life
  • Avoiding places that remind you of a traumatic event
  • Noticing tastes, smells or sounds connected to the trauma
  • Being unable to remember details of the traumatic event
  • Feeling unable to trust anyone
  • Overwhelming negative emotions such as guilt, shame, sadness and anxiety
  • Repetitive and disturbing images and sensations

The thoughts and feelings linked to trauma and PTSD are all completely normal. It’s okay to feel whatever you feel – and you can do so without guilt or shame.

Know that there are people in Otago, New Zealand trained to help you deal with whatever sensations you are experiencing. They understand what you are going through, and you can find a safe place to talk without feeling judged.

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


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