Understanding the Needs of Veterans Seeking Support for Mental Health Difficulties

Research Paper Title Understanding the needs of veterans seeking support for mental health difficulties. Background Since the late 1990s, studies have been conducted in the UK to monitor the health and well-being of military personnel. The bulk of this work has been conducted by researchers at King’s College London, first after the 1991 Gulf War… Read More

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Request for Participants in ‘The Advance Study’

The Advance Study is a research programme into the long-term health of military personnel injured in Afghanistan between 2003 and 2014. It is looking for new participants. Servicemen or veterans who were under 50 when they deployed are asked to get in touch on 01509 251500 ext 3408. The team wants to hear from those… Read More

New centre for Veterans Battling Mental Health Issues

A new centre for veterans battling addiction and mental health issues has opened its doors in Manchester. Leon House will support up to 23 residents at a time, taking referrals from charities, GPs or other professionals. Thanks to corporate funding it is completely free of charge; funding was solely by large corporates and with assistance… Read More

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia in Military Personnel and Veterans

Research Paper Title Delivering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Military Personnel and Veterans. Abstract Insomnia is commonly reported by military populations, especially those with comorbid mental and physical health conditions. Co-occurring conditions result in an altered presentation of insomnia symptoms, and complicate provision of cognitive-behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), requiring supplementary assessment or modifications… Read More

Are Elevations in Tau Associated with Symptom Severity after Traumatic Brain Injury?

Research Paper Title Elevated Tau in Military Personnel Relates to Chronic Symptoms Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Background To understand the relationships between traumatic brain injury (TBI), blood biomarkers, and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and postconcussive syndrome symptoms. This was a cross-sectional cohort study using multivariate analyses. Methods One hundred nine military personnel… Read More

4 Reasons Why You Should Buy Veteran Embroidered Clothing

The United States Armed Forces has proudly served with distinction for the past 244 years. In these past centuries, too many have lost both life and limb in service to their country, paying the ultimate price for the freedom of the American people. Veteran embroidered clothing is a way for people to show their support… Read More

What is the Rehabilitation Triathlon?

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of the Royal Marines Rehabilitation Triathlon. “Competitive sport gives those in recovery something to aim for, and sport has parallels to service life in terms of involving the same qualities, like motivation, perseverance and resilience as well as being physically fit.” (McElhone, 2019). 2.0 Where is the Rehabilitation… Read More