Please find the first of Eiriol’s quarterly newsletters attached (released on January 2016). We hope you find it of interest. Future editions will be introduce info on trustees and members of staff together with more information about the services we offer.
The report discusses the importance of our assets – the positive resource we all have which helps us live our life every day. It talks about working together to find solutions – co-production, and also building community resilience – the bridges that connect us and the power we have to influence change.
The NHS describes PTSD as an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. With large organisations such as Combat Stress, SSAFA, and the Royal British Legion offering mental health support, veteran Charles Macmillan, of Llanelli, believes more work needs to be done to back smaller groups in the third sector.
Increasing physical and emotional well-being through singing and sharing. The session is person centred with the structure being led by the participants. A variety of songs are available for a variety of musical tastes and voices. Lyrics are provided. Harmonies and rounds are learned by listening and repeating. People do not need any experience – everyone can join in!
The Welsh Government has today announced an extra £100,000 will be invested to support veterans and serving military personal in Wales every year. The new funding will go to Veterans NHS Wales, which is the UK’s only national, dedicated service to support the emotional and mental health needs of armed forces veterans by providing dedicated veteran’s therapists in each health board.