Advice on how to support a victim of terrorism

How family, friends, peers and the community surrounding victims of terrorism can help support someone who has been affected by a terrorist attack.



Developed by the government in partnership with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, this guidance aims to give you a greater understanding of the needs of someone who has experienced a terrorist attack so that you are more able to support them.

Published 20 June 2019
Last updated 15 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to add information on Terrorist incident response template for schools and colleges.

  2. First published.