Armed Forces

Support for the Armed Forces and Veterans 12th May

https://news.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/2022/05/06/support-for-the-armed-forces-community-and-veterans-2/ An online mental health event for the Armed Forces community will take place on Thursday 12 May at 2pm as part of the wider National Mental Health Awareness Week (9 to 15 May). Kevin Moore, a former Royal Navy Engineer and Falklands veteran and the programme manager for the Armed Forces Covenant in Dorset …

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ON TRACK – Event tailored towards members of the military and emergency services – Thursday 7th October 2021

This year’s ‘On Track’ event takes place at the Tank Museum, Bovington on 7 October 2021. It is open to serving military, emergency services, veterans and families and can be attended online or in person. The event will provide techniques and useful contacts to help build mental resilience, with talks, exhibitors and workshops There will be …

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Veterans Mental Health Services to Receive an Extra £2.7m

This month the Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid announced an expansion of services to support veterans experiencing complex mental and/or physical trauma or related alcohol and substance misuse issues. For a more detailed story see: https://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/news/workplace-mental-health/veterans-mental-health-services-to-receive-an-extra-27m Op COURAGE the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Service will receive a mental health support package of £2.7m, …

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