The original plan was to show these two animated videos on the big screen outside in Millennium Square in Leeds at various points throughout the day. They’re great at illustrating the effects and impacts of trauma, and what can be done to help those who have been affected by it.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can do long-term damage and result in a continuing cycle. A little help at the right time can go a long way.
CW: discussion of emotional and physical abuse, and substance misuse and abuse.
Produced by Public Health Wales.
Coping with traumatic situations can lead to a raft of different survival mechanisms that can interfere with social interactions later in life. Working in a trauma informed way is all about working with people to help get them the support they need.
CW: discussion of abuse – sexual, domestic, emotional, verbal.
Developed for NHS Education for Scotland.