The ‘Applying Trauma-Informed Principles to Conversations about Trauma’ fact sheet has been designed to help friends and family members to better support the survivor in their lives. It presents the principles of being trauma informed: safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration and empowerment. These principles provide a good framework to support healthy healing relationships. It shows the importance of hope and optimism around healing, as well as that of self-care for all. This fact sheet is one of a suite of resources to support supporters of survivors.