Veterans homeless crisis
Work life balance lets change the way we think
Lest we forget
Is there a cure……?
Suicide is not a new thing, it is far too common in society. While serving in the British Army I looked upon people who committed suicide as people who wasted their lives. I thought that they were weak and inconsiderate. I mean after all the effect that their ‘selfish’ act had on friends family and so on.
I was highly trained, first and foremost I was a soldier, second to this I was a Combat Medical Technician. My job was to save lives so I was always aghast when people took their own life!
“Oh how life changes”
These thoughts were quickly reconsidered when a friend took his life; while out on a live fire training he joked about keeping one round (bullet) for himself! Not one eyelid was batted after all, at the close of each range exercise you declare you have not retained any…
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Mental health a trend? a fad?
A brief blog on the 2018 Mental Health summit
Is there a cure......? Suicide is not a new thing, it is far too common in society. While serving in the British Army I looked upon people who committed suicide as people who wasted their lives. I thought that they were weak and inconsiderate. I mean after all the effect that their ‘selfish’ act had [...]
A small blog highlighting the simplicity of things that can help focus the PTSD mindset
Is Rt Honourable Tobias Elwood MP right? After the tragic events in Westminster where a loner took it upon himself to take the lives of innocent people going about their normal day. The Government and the Police advice is to follow three simple steps RUN HIDE TELL The sole purpose of this advice is to [...]
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What can you do to change access to assistance dog users.
In 2016 I was provided with an assistance dog, he was 6 months old and learning to become the most resilient and professional dog that I know and you will know as Ziggy @AssstanceZiggy on social media. Why do I need Ziggy? This is always a good question to ask, firstly because I don't have [...]
Its 2019, the world is in the midst of a political whirlwind. There is no question that the United Kingdom is stepping forwards along with other countries around the world when it comes to its approach to disability. These changes have been more prevalent in the world of mental health, disability and racial discrimination. But [...]