Category Violence

How do I manage my stress after experiencing a crime?

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or worried after experiencing a crime? You’re not alone. Experiencing a crime can disrupt your normal day-to-day life and sometimes it can take a while to feel like you’ve got that normality back again. Not only that, but experiencing a crime means you might experience…

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10 common reactions to trauma

The news has unfortunately been dominated recently by harrowing stories of knife attacks, and while they remain a rare occurrence, it’s understandable if you feel unnerved by the broadcasted images and tales from witnesses. You don’t have to be a direct witness of such a crime to experience trauma, therefore…

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Could you help shape how the UK deals with domestic abuse?

The government has launched a consultation on transforming the response to domestic abuse – and they want your views. Their intention is to drive a national conversation on how to prevent and tackle domestic abuse, informed by those who have experienced it. By working together we can all better prevent, protect…

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How the brain deals with exposure to violence

If you’ve been victim of or have witnessed a violent crime, it can feel almost impossible to get the images out of your head. Time is a great healer, and we should always remind ourselves that the majority of human behaviour is loving and kind (we wouldn’t have survived this…

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How to help a loved one deal with violent tendencies

Encounters with violent people are thankfully rare, but as you make your way through life, you’ll inevitably have to deal with someone who exhibits behaviour that threatens your safety. This could be during a night out or within the workplace, but for some, it can even take place at home.…

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