Support for anyone showing signs of trauma after London terror attack | London

There is help available for anyone showing signs of trauma following the London attack. Different people will react in different ways. Some may need help right away. While others may develop symptoms over time.

This advice, issued by the government, outlines common reactions along with suggestions for how to cope and ways in which children may be supported.

Common reactions to traumatic events

These responses are a normal part of recovery and are themind’s mechanisms of trying to make sense and come to termswith what happened. They should subside over time.

What can people do to cope?

How can children be helped to cope?

When should a person seek more help?

If about a month after the event anyone is still experiencing the following difficulties, it is a good idea to visit the GP.

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