Stressful situations, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, or reminders of upsetting memories can all contribute to PTSD symptoms re-emerging. These can be difficult to experience, but this PDF covers things you can do to cope.
People often experience sleep problems and have nightmares after traumatic experiences. Nightmarescan be similar to flashbacks and are often caused by being reminded of the traumatic events either during the day or at night. This PDF guides you through how to cope with nightmares and get a more restful night sleep.
Grounding techniques use the five senses to connect you with the present and move your attention away from what’s going on in your mind. You can use them when you feel overwhelmed by thoughts and feelings This PDF guides you through how to use grounding techniques.
Flashbacks are upsetting memories that come back to you unexpectedly in vivid images, sounds, smells…They can make you feel as if you are re-living the trauma. Dissociation can happen when you feel so overwhelmed by a traumatic experience that you may lose touch with where you are or may feel unreal. This PDF guides you […]
Come along to our free interactive webinar! Thursday 16th December, 1-2pm, via Zoom. Click here to register now! We know that instances of aggressive behavior towards staff in health & social care have increased throughout the pandemic. KeepingWell NCL’s wellbeing webinar is an essential top-up for health & care staff. It will build staff and […]
Free webinar for health & care staff: Looking after your wellbeing this winter Click here to watch! Feeling anxious or overwhelmed about winter pressures this year? Or simply want to be prepared to protect your wellbeing, and your team’s? Watch our webinar! This is KeepingWell NCL’s fifth wellbeing webinar, free for all staff across North […]
Kulbir Sandhu, Communications Lead for the Keeping Well NCL Hub, shares his thoughts as part of World Mental Health Day, which takes place on Sunday 10 October. He talks about his lockdown experience over the past year and how he’s navigated this testing time.
Are you feeling stressed, overwhelmed or anxious about the return to school? Watch our webinar! This webinar invites you to think about your own and your family’s experiences of returning to school and the additional challenges of the last year. Ola Ajala, family therapist from The Keeping Well NCL Hub and Sam Parker, systemic family […]
Nancy Barnes is an Assistant Psychologist within the Keeping Well NCL Hub. Nancy shares her own experience of living with long Covid while working in the NHS as well as her experience of making a full recovery
A podcast on how we can re-establish routines as a way of coping with change and managing uncertainty, including reflections and practical guidance on how we can implement this. Debbie Bell is an Assistant Psychologist within the Keeping Well NCL Hub. She is also a competitive powerlifter and enjoys having a routine to keep on […]