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Support for people affected by terrorist attacks in the UK

Printable guide for support agencies and first responders to hand out to victims following an attack in the UK, highlighting available advice and assistance.



This is a leaflet version of the Support for victims of terrorism page designed for printing. It contains information on where to seek advice and assistance following a terrorist attack in the UK. It also provides details of official helplines and support services available to victims, survivors, witnesses, family members, and all those affected.

Published 14 February 2019
Last updated 27 October 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated with information about NHS Talking Therapies.

  2. Information about mental health support in Scotland has been updated. Minor changes to the victim support section.

  3. Removed references to Cruse Bereavement Support.

  4. Updated leaflet to reflect change in name of Cruse Bereavement Support.

  5. Updated email address and phone number for South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLAM).

  6. Added an accessible version of leaflet.

  7. Updated with new leaflet.

  8. Updated version of leaflet published.

  9. First published.