Category Archives: Stories of Hope

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 about … 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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The long walk to freedom


  Each morning, young children of the Cloverdene informal settlement start their long walk to freedom.Some are as young as 3, some make the trek alone, while others in the company of older children. Their walk to freedom is not … Continue reading

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