Paratrooper hugged his mum and told her he was ‘hurting’, before he was found hanged in woods

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/paratrooper-hugged-mum-told-hurting-16740872 The inquest heard there was little to suggest Luke Prior had been battling any mental health issues A paratrooper was found hanged in woods near his home – shortly after hugging his mother and saying he was ‘hurting’. Luke Prior, 23, had earlier been out for a drink at the Oakwood pub in Port…

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Ex-armed service personnel in prison and on probation

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/ex-armed-service-personnel-in-prison-and-on-probation A summary of evidence relating to ex-armed services personnel in prison and on probation and how services can improve outcomes for them. This page aims to: present up to date research about what we know about the characteristics of ex-armed service personnel (ex-ASP) involved with the UK criminal justice system provide current estimates of…

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The Covenant Fund is delivered by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. It has £10M a year to fund projects that support the Armed Forces Community.

The Covenant Fund is delivered by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. It has £10M a year to fund projects that support the Armed Forces Community. We also deliver other funding programmes to support the Armed Forces Community, such as the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund and the Veterans Community Centres programme. Read our…

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Operation Nightingale is an initiative developed to use archaeology as a means of aiding the recovery of injured service personnel.

  Salisbury Plain is one of the richest archaeological landscapes in Britain – with 6000-year-old settlement and burial sites to 20th-century military remains.    https://www.wessexarch.co.uk/our-work/operation-nightingale The Challenge Operation Nightingale is a military initiative developed to use archaeology as a means of aiding the recovery of service personnel injured in recent conflict, particularly in Afghanistan. The huge…

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Stable Lives (SL) is a Community Interest Company based at Parbold Equestrian Centre (PEC)

Stable Lives (SL) is a Community Interest Company based at Parbold Equestrian Centre (PEC). Born out of personal experience volunteers at Stable Lives recognise the devastating effect that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Mental Health Trauma can have on an individual and their family.https://stable-lives.co.uk/about-us/ Our location provides a calm, safe place where people can come…

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