Ex-forces veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have found a lifeline at a garage that runs an apprenticeship scheme with a difference.
Forces Re-engineered, based in Andover, Hampshire, operates an environment that accommodates for the sensitivities of PTSD, keeping triggers such as noise sensitivity to a minimum and offering counselling to those who want it.
Otherwise, the garage offers the same service as any other.
Founder Stephan West says: “You’d have your vehicle serviced or repaired anyway. The difference is that you’ve just given five guys a chance on the road to recovery.”
Video journalist: Adam Paylor