Walking on Eggshells?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Advice
Although it's not contagious, PTSD can affect everyone around a person who suffers from it. If you feel that you or your loved ones are walking on eggshells whenever this topic comes up maybe it's time to seek help.
The links page provides quick access to UK based advice and support sites from charities, volunteers and the government. The Share & Support area provides an anonymous place that may help you better understand your experiences by sharing your story with shipmates and friends. Also, you may want to discuss your experiences with someone from the Ardent Association that has benefitted from PTSD support. The association can put you in touch with someone who is happy to talk with you about this. Please contact the Secretary for further advice. Likewise, if you want to offer this support to others please also contact us.
Please be assured all correspondence will be conducted in the strictest confidence.
If you feel unwell or think you may have a mental health problem, it is ESSENTIAL that you consult medical professionals (such as your GP) as soon as possible.
DO NOT attempt self-diagnosis.