Weʼve raised £7,662 to The PentUp Foundation
- London, United Kingdom
- Funded on Tuesday, 31st October 2017
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PentUp organises and runs Modern Pentathlon competitions to raise money on behalf of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) charities, for the therapy and treatment of serving and retired British Military personnel who are affected by PTSD.
RECOVERY THROUGH SPORT...
Evidence based research has shown that the process of training and preparing for a competitive multi discipline sport, can form an essential part of therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation for sufferers of PTSD. The foundation has been set up specifically to support a Modern Pentathlon event at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on 14 October 2017, with a view to it becoming an annual competitive event. Dr Simon Thompson, Psychiatrist at Combat Stress; “This adapted modern pentathlon event works in treating PTSD veterans because it utilises the psychological skills gained through intensive trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy and the grounding and mood emotional regulation techniques developed in the clinical treatment programmes”. This is the first time that a multi discipline sport has been used as a form of recovery.
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Oct 25, 2017
Well done Neil! Great cause!
Oct 24, 2017
Well done Matt. Sorry its late.
Oct 21, 2017
Great cause and keep up the good work.
Oct 20, 2017
Late donation ... sorry ... Well done Phil! from the Averys x
Oct 19, 2017
Fantastic effort by everyone concerned, it was a real pleasure to be there supporting and I sincerely wish that I can be there with you all next year.From organisers to participants, well done
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 17, 2017
well played harry 😊
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