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The anniversary of a traumatic event can be a challenging time and can lead to an increase in thoughts about the impact that it had on your life and on the people close to you. You may find the information on this page helpful on or approaching the anniversary of a terrorist incident.
1. NHS leaflet on coping with the anniversary of a terrorist incident
If you are experiencing any form of lasting disturbance please see this NHS leaflet on coping with the anniversary of a terrorist incident. It outlines common reactions and coping techniques.
2. NHS Outreach, Screen and Support Service for the London incidents
The NHS Outreach, Screen and Support Service is a free service to identify and provide support to those who may need help with the emotional impact of the terrorist incidents in London.
The confidential service provides screening and clinical assessments for those affected, with specialist psychologists that have experience of working with people who have been involved in traumatic events. Assessments can be offered in their offices in south and north London, over the telephone and via Skype. Their freephone number is 0800 090 2371 or by email email@example.com. You can also write to them at:
Psychological Trauma Outreach, Screen and Support Service for London Terrorist Incidents
Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
99 Denmark Hill
More information is available about the NHS Outreach, Screen and Support Service for the London incidents.
3. Manchester Resilience Hub
The Manchester Resilience Hub is an NHS mental health service set up to help people who have been affected by the Manchester Arena attack.
The hub is staffed by trained mental health professionals who are used to working with children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma. They will be able to give advice about what reactions are normal and whether you would benefit from more targeted support, as well as help you get the services you might need.
You can contact the hub by phone on 03330 095 071 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information is available about the Manchester Resilience Hub.
4. Commemoration of the London attacks
The Mayor of London will be marking the anniversaries of the London attacks. More information is available on the Mayor of London website.
5. Commemoration of the Manchester attack
There will be a range of commemorative events and activities to mark the anniversary of the Manchester attack. More details will be available on the Manchester attack commemoration website nearer the time.
6. Get more support
More information is available about support services if you have been affected by a terrorist attack.