Organisations which may be able to offer support if you are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):


Anxiety UK

Advice and support for people living with anxiety.

03444 775 774 (helpline) 

07537 416 905 (text)

ASSIST Trauma Care

Information and specialist help for people who've experienced trauma or are supporting someone who has.

Birth Trauma Association

Support for anyone affected by birth trauma, including partners.

Combat Stress

Treatment and support for armed forces veterans who have mental health problems.

0800 1381 619

Disaster Action

Information and support for people affected by major disasters in the UK and overseas.

EMDR UK & Ireland

Professional association of EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) clinicians and researchers in the UK and Ireland. Provides extensive information about EMDR.


Freedom from Torture

Supports survivors of torture.

Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA)

Information and support for adults affected by childhood abuse, including an online support forum.


Support for survivors of sexual abuse and anyone supporting them, including a helpline, text support and email counselling.

0808 802 0808 (freephone)

07717 989 022 (textline)


Online self-help guides on topics including depression, anxiety and stress.

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

A charity supporting adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. Provides a support line and local support services.

0808 801 0331

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.


Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.

PTSD Resolution

Helps veterans, reservists and their families with trauma and distress.

0300 302 0551


Information and support for people bereaved or seriously injured due to road crashes.

08454 500 355

The Survivors Trust

Lists local specialist services for survivors of sexual violence, including advocates and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs).

08088 010 818

Victim Support

Provides emotional and practical support for people affected by crime and traumatic events.

0808 168 9111