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COVID-19 Series. Keeping well and looking after your mental health.

We have all been in lockdown for a number of weeks and months. WWTW Clinical Lead, Carolyn, has put together some top tips to help you look after your mental health during this time.

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Covid-19 Series. Monitoring your alcohol intake and staying safe- Written by Carolyn Brown.

During the current lockdown, it could be that all the structure and routine you had put into your daily life has now flown out of the window – leading to boredom, isolation and increased stress; triggers that may cause you to increase your alcohol intake.

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Covid-19 Series. Coping with anxiety and depression - Written by Carolyn Brown.

During the current COVID restrictions many will probably be feeling higher levels of anxiety. There are a huge number of changes going on in our day to day lives which can feel overwhelming and can cause strong emotional responses. These symptoms are very likely to be particularly intense during the current lockdown.

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Covid-19 Series. Twitter Takeover- Monday May 4th 6-7pm

We're hosting live Twitter Q+A sessions as part of our ongoing support for the veteran community. Join us next Monday (May 4th) as Ben Amponsah answers your questions about how to look after your mental health whilst the UK remains in lockdown.

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Covid-19 Series. Q+A with WWTW Mental Health Therapist

Emma McDonald offers her top tips to help your mental health during isolation

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Covid-19 Series. How to sleep well- Written by WWTW Clinical Lead, Carolyn Brown.

Sleep is crucial to all of us in order to be well both physically and mentally. If we can’t sleep for more than a few nights and this runs into weeks, it can become harder for us to cope emotionally as well as having a negative effect on our physical wellbeing.

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Covid-19 Series. Using mindfulness in our daily lives

Carolyn, WWTW's Clinical Lead offers some top tips to help you practice mindfulness during lock down.

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Covid-19 Series. WWTW Mental Health Twitter Takeover

Last night, Carolyn, WWTW’s Clinical Lead took over our Twitter account to answer questions about mental health and veteran support. We’ve collated some of the key questions we received and shared Carolyn’s answers.

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Remember, remember our veterans on the fifth of November

With firework season drawing near, many veterans who suffer with PTSD will be preparing for a difficult time of year.

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Obi’s Story

‘I thought it was going to be the worst Christmas ever but it turned out to be the best. I want to thank Teresa at Walking With The Wounded and everyone who donated for their support – I really didn’t think anyone cared. I was so wrong.’

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