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Welcome to the Self Help Hub's guide to supporting services & resources - listed under this section T, U, V, W are resources supporting the following subject areas: Tics & Tourettes, Vaccinations, Volunteering, Worry and Women's services.  Click below to find more details. 

What is terrorism?
Terrorism is legally defined as 'an action that endangers or causes serious violence to a person/people, causes serious damage to property or seriously interferes or disrupts an electronic system.... the use of threat must be designed to influence the government or intimidate the public and is made for the purpose of advancing a political, religious or ideological cause'... (source - Terrorism Act 2000.

It is often linked to extremist activity which is 'vocal or active opposition to fundamental (British) values' - (source Prevent Strategy 2011).

Radicalisation is a gradual process over time 'by which a person comes to support terrorism and forms of extremism leading to terrorism' (source Prevent Strategy 2011).  Radicalisation typically involves adopting an extreme world view, one that is rejected by mainstream society and that sees the use of violence as a way to trigger change.

What to do if you suspect terrorist threat?
All members of the public are advised to be alert to the danger of terrorism and report any suspicious activity to:

Police
Call 999

The Anti-Terrorist Hotline
0800 789 321. 



 

Tourettes Action
Support for those with this inherited neurological condition, the key features of which are tics, involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements. 

Qi Gong for Anxiety, Trauma Release and Recovery Video
Easy to follow exercise support video with Qi Gong practitioner Rosemary Biraghi. 

NHS - Vaccination
This NHS guide can help you understand the vaccines offered in the UK and when to have them. It also explains how they work, about their safety and why they're important.

HPV Wise
HPV vaccination is available for 12-13 year olds as part of the NHS childhood vaccination schedule.

HPV (human papillomavirus) is the name for a common group of viruses.

The HPV vaccine will help stop you from getting certain types of HPV infections which can cause diseases, like certain HPV cancers.  Find out the facts here by downloading this information leaflet: 

 

VInspired
Offer a Volunteer post search facility for volunteering opportunities. 

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