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    Weʼve raised £359 to Fund a Sadaya retreat for Britsh Forces veterans that suffer with mental health issues by running the Edinburgh half marathon.

    Edinburgh, UK
    Funded on Saturday, 25th August 2018

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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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    • Cian McKenzie6 months ago
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      6 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 6/13/2018 12:03 PM

    Supporters

    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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    Cian McKenzie

    Cian McKenzie

    Edinburgh, UK

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