The Big Give – a national scheme to encourage charitable giving at Christmas – will match on-line charitable donations to PTSD Resolution for the relief of military trauma suffered by Armed Forces’ veterans, while funds last, from December 5th to 7th.
Donations can be made on-line to PTSD Resolution (reg. charity No. 1133188) via the Big Give link at www.ptsdresolution.org
PTSD Resolution has a network of 200 counsellors nationwide to provide support to resolve military trauma, with a success in 8 out of 10 cases for armed forces’ veterans who complete the programme (Source: PTSD report 2012).
Symptoms of military trauma include flashbacks, nightmares and depression. Without appropriate help the result can be family breakdown, homelessness, criminality and even suicide.
According to PTSD Resolution chairman Colonel Tony Gauvain (retired): “PTSD Resolution offers fast help, with an average of just five counselling sessions required on an outpatient basis. No referrals are needed. PTSD Resolution is a very lean organisations: there are no salaried staff or premises: funds are used for therapy and to provide support and information on the help available”.
For further information: PTSD Resolution www.ptsdresolution.org. Tel 0845 021 7873
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