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Coping with traumatic events - from Mind, the mental health charity

13 June 2017

When terrible things happen, like the recent incidents in London and Manchester, it can have a huge lasting impact on how we feel, even if we are not involved directly. Some common reactions are to feel angry, fearful, anxious or stressed, or perhaps sad or hopeless. If you are living with an existing mental health problem, events like these could trigger these feelings or make them harder to deal with. Here are some resources you might find helpful, from Mind, the national mental health charity,