Weʼve raised £160 to help fund a retreat for families and support staff of veterans.
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- Funded on Monday, 5th December 2016
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There is a need to assist those that support veterans. Long suffering partners who have stood by their veteran spouse over several years also need something more than just palliative care, they need tools to assist them in helping their husband or wife adjust after military service; furthermore some children of veterans also require mental, physical and spiritual assistance to help them deal with life in the fast lane.
Additionally support staff of veterans are deserving of a settled mind that meditation brings and the tools that mindfulness has to offer. Support staff take on in a daily basis the horror stories and problems that suffering service personnel bring into civilian life: and unlike psychologists most support staff receive very little supervision if none at all.
So as important as it is that veterans receive support, it is just as important that family members and support staff are provided for.
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Dec 4, 2016
Thank you for all your hard work that you are putting into this to arrange the retreats in order to help individuals suffering from PTSD in need of support and help.
Nov 20, 2016
Keep going mate
Nov 20, 2016
Great work Keith
Nov 19, 2016
Thank you so much Keith for all your dedication and hard work to organize the residential retreat for veterans and their families.I am glad to hear that the past retreat was helpful for many.
Nov 6, 2016
This is a good thing to do, I hope you get the support you need. All the best Keith
Catherine Munro MBE
Nov 5, 2016
fabulous Idea - thank you
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