Category Archives: Stories of Hope

Be Trauma Wise


South Africans have over the years, experienced high levels of violent crime. The resulting aftermath is a population who need immediate access to support. Although this places additional pressure on services in communities, survivors are not always able to access … Continue reading

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Care of the wounded warrior


Who rescues the rescuer? Who takes care of the wounded warrior when the wounds are invisible?   Countless articles and blogs have been written about the effects of trauma and stress on first responders, so many that we become blasé … Continue reading

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Online Safety – Reposted Article


Media Matters: Online Safe Spaces for Trauma Survivors: A Helpful Source of Social Support? Posted 24 October 2016 in StressPoints by Charla Rhodes, BA The ISTSS Blog : StressPoints A safe space is a place in which individuals can find … Continue reading

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Repost -My Story of Survival: Battling PTSD


by P.K. Philips “I’m no longer at the mercy of my PTSD, and I would not be here today had I not had the proper diagnosis and treatment. It’s never too late to seek help.” My Story of Survival: Battling … Continue reading

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My Story of Survival: Battling PTSD | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA


Source: My Story of Survival: Battling PTSD | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA

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Choose healing over silence


–  by Claire McFarlane Support Claire Mcfarlane by going to her blog : Project Bra . org This piece was published in South Africa on 8 December 2015 at all4women.co.za and in the USA on 4 February 2016 at womenforone.com … Continue reading

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Upcoming Training – Trauma Support


Trauma Wise An introduction to traumatic stress and trauma support practices. ( accredited for 15 CPD Points) This course is aimed at organizations, lay counsellors and individuals needing a substantial understanding of the effects of trauma to provide better assistance … Continue reading

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