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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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Where is the real value in charity impact evaluation studies?- Written by Amy Franklin

For nine years, I worked in corporate fundraising, in that role I regularly used evaluation reports but my focus was very much limited to extracting latest headline figures and good news stories that would sound appealing and could be used to generate more funds. I don’t apologise for this - it helped me to make more money for the organisations I worked for to put back into our services – but it wasn’t until five years ago, when I started in a service delivery role at Walking With The Wounded (WWTW), that I really appreciated that evaluation doesn’t end with those soundbites from a report.

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Veteran Mental Health - What is next?- Written by Ed Parker

In my previous article, I noted that the diagnosis of mental health issues in veterans has doubled to 3 per cent in the past decade and I discussed the need to destigmatize veteran mental health. We must be careful about saying there is a problem, and not reacting to address this. In this article, I will explore what the veteran care pathway looks like and how it is being supported by military charities.

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Veterans provided with a Head Start on World Mental Health Day

Mental health problems can affect any individual at any time. World Mental Health Day take place on October 10th and it is observed in more than 100 countries. It presents an opportunity to show our support for better mental health provision and that includes looking after ourselves.

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Thank you to the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity and Greenwich Hospital

RNRMC Greenwich Hospital Grant - £20,000 towards WWTW's work with Naval veterans.

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A day in the life of... Employment Advisor Victoria

Meet Victoria - Walking With The Wounded's IPS employment advisor in Birmingham

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