Weʼve raised £159 to Raise money for a centre for sufferers of PTSD and depression through the Terry Bedford Foundation Trust and the wellness scheme
- Storrington and Sullington, Storrington, United Kingdom
- Local community
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- Funded on Saturday, 31st December 2016
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My name is Terry, I suffered a workplace accident in July 2015, which left me with life changing injuries. As well as the physical injuries I also suffer from severe PTSD and depression as a result. It's these (silent injuries) that are the worst to cope with its like losing your identity, you are not the person you were before. I have been lucky by having the support of my GP and counsellor but most of all my wife. Without this support I wouldn't be where I am today. But other sufferers aren't so lucky- they suffer in silence with nobody to turn to. So now I have focused my life on helping sufferers to get help. I want to raise money to get a charity off the ground to provide a centre where people can go and tell their story and receive help and support. I made it through with the local Wellbeing Scheme which is a referral from professionals to my local gym Impulse Leisure which is also a charity. This has changed my perspective on life - it has given me hope again and that is what I want to give to other sufferers in the same position..... Let's not suffer in silence - Be Brave, Be Strong, Be You Again
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Oct 20, 2016
Wishing you the best of luck with all that you're doing to raise support for this project.
Oct 9, 2016
Oct 7, 2016
Go go gadget legs!
Oct 7, 2016
Oct 7, 2016
Watched you on the walking machine at Impulse on Wednesday...Inspiring!!! Well Done
Oct 5, 2016
It was a pleasure to meet you both this evening and again, I think it's such a great thing you are doing out of such personal adversity. I wish you the best of luck with it all.
Sep 29, 2016
Terry, you don't know me, but I've seen you working really hard at the gym, and mate hats off to you, you put the rest of us to shame. It's a great cause and I'm sure you can do it.
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Storrington and Sullington, Storrington, United Kingdom
I am working to raise money for the Terry Bedford Foundation Trust. Following the accident which occurred to my husband in July 2015 we are trying to raise awareness of mental illness especially PTSD and depression from trauma.
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