Exploration of treatment pathways for veterans accessing secondary mental health care services.Read more
A programme for Veterans – centred on the Scottish wilderness –has made significant improvement to participants’ lives while also being cost-effective and high value for money, new research has highlightedRead more
Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) are currently carrying out a survey on behalf of Veterans Work, a consortium of organisations including Deloitte, the Forces in Mind Trust and the Officers’ Association, to understand the experiences of veterans in finding employment after leaving the military.Read more
Clore Social Leadership has opened recruitment for its 2019 Experienced Leader Programme.Read more
Thanks to a grant award of £97,444 by the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) to Edinburgh Napier University, an innovative research project will test how prevalent a new type of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), known as Complex PTSD (CPTSD)*, is in ex-Service personnel in order to provide more appropriate treatment.Read more
Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £42,357 to the University of Sunderland to conduct a year-long project to identify the prevalence, motivations and mental health status of users of Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs and Supplements (PIEDS) amongst ex-Service personnel.Read more
A new evaluation of the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Spouse Employment Support (SES) Trial has shown the advantages of supporting spouses of Service personnel. The evaluation, funded by Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), and conducted by Anglia Ruskin University, reviewed how spouses progressed when given specific support to improve their chances of employment.Read more
You can find more information about the conference at https://www.vfrhub.com/event/forces-mind-trust-research-conference/.
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To book, please go to https://store.anglia.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/conferences-events/conference-events/fimt-research-centre-conference.Read more
Preventative interventions may have a positive effect on the well-being of ex-Service personnel who are having difficulties making the transition back into civilian life, a new Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) funded-study has revealed.
The systematic review of research literature led by Newcastle University, published in Plos One academic journal, shows the positive impact of well-being interventions such as journaling and relaxation techniques on the lives of ex-Service personnel and their families.Read more