There are five specialized outpatient clinics in Switzerland. They provide migrants suffering from PTSD because of torture, war or displacement with psychiatric, psychotherapeutic, body psychotherapeutic and psychosocial counselling.
How do children cope with traumatic experiences? How long can experiences of displacement affect life in the new environment? It is important for parents and their children not to be left without support and to receive information about how they can deal with topics such as trauma and displacement.
Freiburg Women’s Shelter (Solidarité Femmes) is committed to combating violence against women. It offers advice either face-to-face by appointment or by e-mail and telephone. Freiburg Women’s Shelter also runs an emergency refuge for abused women and their children.
Traumatic experiences arising from flight from war zones can lead to distressing symptoms, which impair everyday life. The symptoms often subside with time but sometimes persist. People exhibiting symptoms resulting from trauma should seek medical he ...
Concrete examples about post-traumatic stress disorder, its symptoms and how they can be treated can be found in the brochure «When you just can't forget». Available in 10 languages.
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