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Warrior Programme – Residential Courses 2018

The Warrior Programme runs residential training courses which are FREE to participants with accommodation and full board included.

The Warrior Programme is a personal transformational, motivational and educational course run over 3 days. More than 800 individuals, with over 600 of whom being ex Services and Serving Personnel, have attended the course. Using coaching techniques it enables individuals to take control of their lives, increase confidence, provide motivation and direction to allow them to lead a healthy and balanced life.

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Stoll Chief Executive shortlisted for prestigious award

Ed Tytherleigh, Stoll’s Chief Executive, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award at the Heropreneurs Awards – a new awards scheme backed by the Ministry of Defence. The Veterans’ Foundation award category recognises organisations or individuals that have given outstanding help to Veterans leaving the Armed Forces and returning to civvy street, who may be struggling due to physical injuries and mental health issues.

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SAPPER SUPPORT picks up 2 prestigious awards

Within the last 3 months, SAPPER SUPPORT has picked up 2 prestigious awards, the Best Mental Health Support Charity at the AI 2018 Business Excellence Awards and the Best Charity of the Year for 2018 at the Best New Business Awards 2018.

SAPPER SUPPORT is a personable support helpline that is making a huge difference despite its size. With a unique approach, growing contacts and a forward thinking CEO, it is now time to expand, whilst all the time maintaining our ‘human contact’.

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The Veterans’ Gateway records over 10,000 enquiries as it celebrates its first year in service

The Veterans’ Gateway, the 24-hour service that helps former service men and women to navigate their new lives as civilians, has recorded over 10,000 enquiries and 183,420 website users since its launch, one year ago yesterday, 5th July 2018.

Designed to offer a one stop shop through which veterans can access advice on a vast range of areas, from housing to health concerns, the Veterans’ Gateway has seen over 37,000 click throughs to external sites, with the majority of users requesting advice on finance.

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Newly-published medical study confirms significant therapeutic benefits of Scuba Diving

A seminal study into the therapeutic benefits of scuba diving by students from the University of Sheffield’s Medical School has been published this week.

The study is published in the Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation under the title: “Can scuba diving offer therapeutic benefit to military veterans experiencing physical and psychological injuries as a result of combat? A service evaluation of Deptherapy UK.”

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Combat Stress partners with British Military Fitness

British Military Fitness (BMF) have partnered with Combat Stress, the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health to promote fundraising challenges to their members.

For almost a year the fitness company has provided weekly classes to veterans receiving treatment at Tyrwhitt House, the charity’s treatment centre in Surrey. These sessions encourage the veterans to become more active and teaches them the positive impact physical health can have on mental health.

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