Tag Archives: armed forces

Veteran's widow blasts MoD after his death is first to be recorded as suicide

The widow of an Army war veteran who took his life has got bitter justice after a coroner ruled this week his death was caused by post-traumatic stress disorder.  Former Lance-Corporal Dave Jukes has been offically listed as a veteran suicide – just months after the Sunday People and ex-forces charities called for a nationwide… Read More »

SAS: Who Dares Wins star Jason Fox on 'theraputic' gunfights and his PTSD battle | ITV News

Point of View is an ITV News series where we invite people to share their life experiences and what they’ve learned from them. Jason Fox is a Secret Boat Service (SBS) veteran best known to TV audiences for his role on documentary series SAS: Who Dares Wins. He served in the British armed forces for… Read More »

Army vet with PTSD after Afghanistan stored his urine and tried suicide 5 times

Army veteran Jason Wheeler suffered so badly from depression after his last tour of Afghanistan that he had a noose in his house ready to take his own life. He was so low that he didn’t care about himself or how he lived – even hoarding bin liners full or rubbish and bottles of his… Read More »

Royal Uk – Prince Harry backs PTSD lifeline that has already saved 11 heroic veterans

Two ex-soldiers who set up a support group for ­distressed veterans on the brink of ­suicide have saved ELEVEN lives in only nine months.   The remarkable success of the All Call Signs initiative has deeply ­impressed Prince Harry , who has given it his enthusiastic backing.  All Call Signs was launched after the suicide… Read More »

The wife of a Royal Marine reveals how PTSD changed her husband's life

Pete is a proud Royal Marine but three tours of Afghanistan took their toll on this respected soldier. Following a breakdown on Remembrance Day, 2016 and subsequent diagnosis of Complex PTSD, he is now trying to rebuild his life. Thanks to the support of his family, therapists and military charities, Pete is beginning to come… Read More »

Soldiers suffering from PTSD reveal how charity helped them get back to work – News 247

The number of war veterans ­needing job support after being ­diagnosed with PTSD has doubled in four years, according to a charity.  Since 2010, The Poppy Factory has helped more than 1,100 ex-Forces men and women with mental and physical health problems find work that suits them.  Four out of five veterans who approach the… Read More »

Hannah Campbell – The Island and my PTSD

Brave Corporal Hannah Campbell appeared on The Island with Bear Grylls, but was forced to leave after a terrifying PTSD attack. Here she recounts her story. Many veterans like Hannah still suffer from their experiences, long after leaving the battlefield. The Veterans’ Foundation provides them the support they need, funded by The Veterans’ Lottery. Play… Read More »

VIDEO Explaining How I Can Help You Beat Your PTSD and the Benefits to You

The treatment consists of 3-4 1-hour sessions on a 1-2-1 basis which will eliminate the symptoms of PTSD. Your anxiety levels will reduce dramatically, you will be able to sleep peacefully without nightmares, you will be able to replace negative thoughts with positive ones & dissociate visually, physically, mentally & emotionally from your trauma –… Read More »

What is PTSD? Hannah Campbell explains why it can be so devastating

One in 25 of our brave veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan war is likely to develop PTSD. Here we speak to Corporal Hannah Campbell, an Iraq veteran who lost one of her legs during service. She lives with PTSD and, as she describes in this short film, it can strike at any time. Play… Read More »

Suffering with PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD – changes lives and it takes lives. Royal Marine Jon White, a triple amputee, explains why so many ex-servicemen and women need help in dealing with life after service. Play today to help: https://www.veteransfoundation.org.uk/ Source: Youtube