Wellbeing for the Bush: Trauma

It is normal to have strong emotional (or physical) reactions after experiencing a traumatic event. It’s important to remember though that these reactions are a part of the body’s natural healing and recovery process and will most likely subside after a few days or weeks. This resource highlights traumatic events that may occur in the rural and remote setting, normal responses after a traumatic event, strategies to support yourself, and where to find additional support.