This Men’s Health Week, we at SurvivorsUK wanted to take some time to reflect on the health of survivors, and how we can better look after ourselves in the face of trauma.
There’s no denying it, we are all more aware of mental health these days which, in my opinion, can only be a good thing.
When Covid-19 closed down the UK a year ago, it took me as a counsellor a while to adapt to a new way of working and living. It was only when the dust had settled that I began to realise what we were dealing with – a far-reaching and indiscriminate collective trauma. What was more […]
One of the therapy groups we run is a Dungeons and Dragons therapy group, where survivors come together to play the tabletop game and take a journey of healing together.
No-one is born a man. Much like everyone else, I was born a baby, grew into a child, and became an adult. We all go through a process of becoming, girl to woman, boy to man, formed by time and different experiences. Some of us just have a few extra steps.