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Weʼre raising £500 to Fund a Sadaya retreat for Britsh Forces veterans that suffer with mental health issues by running the Edinburgh half marathon.

Edinburgh, UK
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I'll be running the Edinburgh half marathon in aid of a charity - set up by my old man - called Sadaya. Having suffered with PTSD himself as a veteran the charity was founded to combat mental health issues within the veteran community. Sadaya is a Scottish registered charity that runs various projects around the country.

the money raised will fund a retreat that aids veterans of the British forces that suffer with mental health issues such as PTSD & depression. On average an ex armed forces member commits suicide every 2 weeks. One of the problems veterans face is isolation. It leads to depression and a sense of worthlessness, leading to thoughts, attempts and finally the committing of suicide.

The full and working retreat takes people from isolation, gives them a sense of giving back, self worth, and grounding. Once grounded the group can then engage in meditation with a view to settling the mind. Once this achieved then self-compassion and forgiveness can be tackled.

Sadaya - 'peace & health for military & service personnel'

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Page last updated on: 6/13/2018 12:03 PM

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22

  • Luke Anderson

    Luke Anderson

    May 27, 2018

    Kudos on the time, Cain. Luke and Sarah X

    £20.00

  • Roberta Struthers

    Roberta Struthers

    May 27, 2018

    Good luck today. Well done for doing this.

    £10.00

  • Leona Gilhooley

    Leona Gilhooley

    May 26, 2018

    Good luck and enjoy x

    £20.00

  • Not Chris Devine

    Not Chris Devine

    May 26, 2018

    Good luck guy

  • Ali Gibson

    Ali Gibson

    May 20, 2018

    Good luck with the half marathon Keith!

    £20.00

  • Charlie Morley

    Charlie Morley

    May 16, 2018

    Good luck Keith!

    £50.00

  • Sue Weston

    Sue Weston

    May 13, 2018

    Keep up the the good work, Keith xx

    £30.00

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