In an emergency situation, you may react in a number of ways, these may include shock or disbelief, fear and anxiety, depression, anger and grief. You should try to remain calm so you can better control your emotions. If you feel particularly frightened or anxious follow the few simple steps below.
Following an incident, you may experience a range of emotional and physical feelings. These are normal; however, should they continue seek professional advice, for example your GP, Social Workers, Family Liaison Officers.
After an incident children or vulnerable adults will be most afraid that, for example, either the incident will happen again, or they will be separated from family.
Try to help by:
Updated: 6 March 2013