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How do I move on from a major trauma

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MrFooseball20
MrFooseball20 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Awhile ago whilst travelling home I was involved in a major incident where someone subsequently lost their life, I subsequently witnessed and was involved in the incident, immediately after the incident I returned to work, does anyone have any advice

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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,137 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @MrFooseball20 - & welcome to the community. I'm sorry to read that you were involved in an incident where someone lost their life; that certainly must have been traumatic. If, as you seem to say, this has badly affected you, I would suggest talking to your GP about how it has left you feeling. There's also some info in the following link which may/may not have some relevance for you. Please see: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/trauma/effects-of-trauma/
    Your GP is the best person to talk to & see what they advise, but, may I also say, if we can support you in any way we will try. So, it's always OK to talk here too.
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome 

    I can understand your trauma ar witnessing this and agree with advice given your gp can help and refer you to the right place for help 
  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
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    Helolo @MrFooseball20

    Welcome to the community. I'm sorry to hear that you witnessed something like that, it must have been awful to experience. The link provided above to the Mind website is a good one, and I'll also echo the thoughts from above that your GP is the best place to start. Have you spoken with them at all?
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