Male Survivors

Male Survivors

CONTENTS

About this self-help pack     3

COPING WITH CRISIS   4

What happens in a crisis?  4

What to do in a crisis?     4

GETTING SUPPORT IN A CRISIS   6

Your partner   7

Friends   9

Family     9

Professional helpers     9

Other types of support 11

 

STAYING ALIVE 11

What to do if you feel like killing yourself 12

KEEPING YOURSELF SAFE 13

What to do if you feel caught in a pattern of hurting yourself 14

FINDING A WAY THROUGH ADDICTION 16

What to do if you think you’re addicted 16

REDUCING PHYSICAL TENSION 17

COPING WITH SLEEP DIFFICULTIES 18

Coping with nightmares 19

If you wake up in a panic 19

CONTROLLING PANIC AND SUDDEN DISTRESS 20

Self-help for panic and sudden distress 21

Panic attacks 22

Sudden memories 23

Flashbacks 23

BEGINNING TO FEEL 24

CHANGE THEIR WORLD. CHANGE YOURS. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING.