Six practical steps for coping when the news is harming your mental health

What it means to be triggered

1. Regulate consumption

2. Take ownership over your emotions

3. Take care of your health

4. Focus on the positive

5. Replace unhealthy coping skills with positive alternatives

6. Seek support

Need support? Contact the Samaritans

For emotional support you can call the Samaritans 24-hour helpline on 116 123, email [email protected], visit a Samaritans branch in person or go to the Samaritans website.

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