Veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress launches a £10 million appeal today, Monday 13 May, to meet the increasing demand from younger veterans for its specialist services.Continue reading “Veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress launches £10m Appeal”
Each year, those who serve our country are assessed to study their mental health, taking their highly responsible and dangerous roles into consideration. In 2017/2018, 3.1% of all UK armed forces personnel were diagnosed under MOD Specialist Mental Health Services with a mental health disorder.Continue reading “Alcohol and Mental Health in The UK Armed Forces”
Andrew Taylor struggled to adapt to civilian life when
‘PTSD: Understanding and Recovery’ by Rosalind Townsend explains to those without any previous knowledge of trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) what sufferers are going through and why. It provides a framework of exercises and activities to help traumatised people take back control of their minds and bodies and start along the road to recovery.Continue reading “New Book – ‘PTSD: Understanding and Recovery’, by Rosalind Townsend”
Former paratrooper Tony Banks, who came to public fame as one of Channel 4’s Secret Millionaires, recently toured one of Europe’s largest assisted workshops to see how the company is helping injured military veterans.
The Blindcraft factory in Glasgow produces a range of office and home furniture, and has just announced a UK-wide distribution with refurbishment contractors AFH Strategic Contracts. This, and a deal to produce workstations to City Park Call Centres, could mean the company increasing its workforce of disabled people and medically discharged veterans. Continue reading “Secret Millionaire Backs New Deal to Help Veterans”