What the Numbers say about Mental Health in the Military

Introduction In 2014, a study published by JAMA Psychiatry (Journal of the American Medical Association) regarding the mental health of military personnel suggested almost 25% of active-duty personnel displayed signs of mental health conditions. Military personnel can typically face several types of mental health conditions, including traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and major depressive… Read More

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How can BJJ Help improve Both your Mental and Physical Health?

Introduction Brazilian jiujitsu (BJJ) is a popular form of martial arts as it teaches not only martial arts skills, but helps to improve endurance, keep the body in shape, and also building up strength to take any challenge head-on. Furthermore, as a form of exercise, BJJ can have a positive impact on mental health and… Read More

Mind, Body, and Soul: Health Tips for Men

Introduction Every guy wants to look and feel his best, but life can get on top of you from time to time, and it is not always easy to look after yourself properly. Whether it is a crazy work schedule, dealing with personal struggles, or you have just formed bad habits generally, it can be… Read More

What is Togetherall?

Formerly called Big White Wall, it is an online mental health platform tool that offers anonymous and immediate peer support to serving personnel, veterans, and families. It has helped approximately 14,000 members of the military community since it was set up more than nine years ago. Visit togetherall.com.

How Organisational Approach Can Help Prevent Mental Disorders in Veterans

Research Paper Title Systematisation of approaches to the organisation of prevention of mental disorders veterans of combat veterans. Abstract For the purpose of methodological justification of the use of new approaches to the organisation of psychiatric care for veterans of military operations in departmental general hospital health care institutions, the analysis of existing problems in… Read More

Is There an Association between Healthy Behaviours and Being Physically & Mentally Stronger?

Research Paper Title Mental health, physical health, and health-related behaviours of US Army Special Forces. Background To prospectively examine the health and health-related behaviours of Army Special Forces personnel in comparison with two distinct, but functionally similar Army groups. Methods Special Forces, Ranger Qualified, and General Purposes Forces enrolled in the Millennium Cohort Study were… Read More

The Importance of Mental Fitness after you’ve Left the Military

Leaving the military can be one of the most tumultuous and disruptive experiences any ex-service person goes through in life. Trying to get used to living as a civilian and finding structure in life is often highly challenging – particularly in the early weeks and months of retirement. For many ex-military personnel, the key to… Read More