HOME

ABOUT US – (excerpt), for more click the link below

24 HOUR VETERAN CRISIS SUPPORT | 24 HOUR HELPLINE | SUICIDE INTERVENTION | RAPID RESPONSE | SEARCH & RESCUE CO-ORDINATION | THERAPY | LIFE COACHING 

24/7 HELPLINE NUMBER    **** 0800 031 4368 ****

MINDS AT WAR team operate within a network of veterans groups to provide a safety net for those most vulnerable due to the debilitating symptoms of PTSD, a war wound that is invisible and seemingly overlooked by the Government & MOD, yet claims the lives of suffering veterans on a weekly and often daily basis.

U.S’s oldest living WWII veteran celebrates his 110th birthday. We salute you Sir.

CBS This Morning Published on Sep 13, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atyf4feLna8&feature=youtu.be This year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion in Normandy that ultimately led to Germany’s surrender. Today, about 500,000 American WWII veterans who served in Europe, the Pacific and other places are still living – but one U.S. veteran has been living longer than…

11 Ways Plants Enhance Your Mental and Emotional Health

Research shows how indoor and outdoor green spaces improve our well-being. Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cravings/201909/11-ways-plants-enhance-your-mental-and-emotional-health What do trees, shrubs, grasses, green plants, parks, beaches, open fields, and flowering gardens have to do with your mental health? Just about everything, according to an extensive review of the scientific literature supporting the benefits of exposure to…

Wichita – Local professionals receive training in new PTSD therapy.

Posted By: Wil Day. September 14, 2019 @ 9:27 am https://www.kfdi.com/2019/09/14/local-professionals-receive-training-in-new-ptsd-therapy/ A workshop is underway this weekend in Wichita to train local mental health professionals in a new therapy that is showing great promise in treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Accelerated Resolution Therapy uses a combination of eye movements and memory visualization to help resolve…

Calls for mental health tests for troops as two from same regiment take own lives.

By Sean Rayment Photo : PAhttps://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/calls-mental-health-tests-troops-20063187?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar A coroner wants troops to be screened for mental health issues after two from the same regiment hanged themselves within weeks of each other. Joseph McCrisken, coroner for Northern Ireland, wrote to Army chiefs urging them to act. He hit out after Lance Corporal James Ross, 30, from Leeds,…

#WorldSuicidePreventionDay #WSPD

https://www.iasp.info/wspd2019/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Suicide_Prevention_Day Please visit the official World Suicide Prevention Day 2019 website created by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). We invite you to browse our site to find WSPD banners, the World Suicide Prevention Day brochure in various languages, Light a Candle postcards, #WSPD facts and figures and resources. You can also learn…

September is World Suicide Prevention Awareness month

By Mike Mohundro | September 9, 2019 at 5:48 PM CDT – Updated September 10 at 6:01 AM https://www.kfvs12.com/2019/09/09/september-is-suicide-prevention-awareness-month/ CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Suicide is a serious concern that affects many people in your community, state and across the nation. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month and there is help available for those who…

New Hampshire, USA – Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping for relief

By Michael Casey and Mike Householder | AP September 11 at 3:38 AM https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/veterans-with-ptsd-anxiety-turn-to-beekeeping-for-relief/2019/09/11/fff974ca-d452-11e9-8924-1db7dac797fb_story.html?noredirect=on In this Aug. 7, 2019 photo, U.S. Army veteran Wendi Zimmermann transfers a frame of bees to a new box, while checking them for disease and food supply at the Veterans Affairs’ beehives in Manchester, N.H. Veterans Affairs has begun offering beekeeping at…

How Veterans Can Use Self-Care Habits to Improve Their Mental and Physical Health

By Kelli Brewer – September 9, 2019 https://www.veteransnewsreport.com/2019/09/09/how-veterans-can-use-self-care-habits-to-improve-their-mental-and-physical-health/ Serving in the military requires serious sacrifices. If you’re a veteran of the US Armed Forces, however, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your mental and physical well-being. Taking better care of yourself is essential for preserving your quality of life as a veteran, and there’s no easier…

Chicago – The Battle Within. After decades of war, an increasing number of veterans are facing PTSD

By Katie Scarlett Brandthttps://chicagohealthonline.com/the-battle-within/ Heather Yang didn’t enroll in the Army reserves for combat and action. The Chicago resident enlisted while still in high school in New York, during a relatively peaceful time in the mid-’90s. The September 11 attacks hadn’t yet happened, and the U.S. had years earlier completed the Gulf War.  But during three…

PTSD – how can I help myself. Self-care for PTSD – mind.org.uk

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/self-care-for-ptsd/#a How can I help myself? Living with PTSD can feel overwhelming. This page offers some practical suggestions for looking after yourself. Get to know your triggers Confide in someone Give yourself time Try peer support Find specialist support Look after your physical health Tips on coping with flashbacks Flashbacks can be very distressing, but…