What is it?
The Ex-Services project at Mind in Haringey is free to access for anyone in London or surrounding areas with armed forces experience. It offers one to one wellbeing support for up to 12 sessions and offers access to our Coping with Life Skills group.
Who is it for?
The service is for anyone with lived experience in the armed forces and experience of armed conflict, many of whom might be suffering from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Spouses or dependents are also welcome and can hugely benefit from hearing about and sharing experiences with other Veterans.
How does it help?
The one to one well-being offers up to 12 free sessions of talking therapy with a trainee counsellor. The service offers members a safe space, to attend on a weekly basis, to share experiences and feelings in private.
Many Veterans may experience a condition called PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) a type of anxiety disorder which you may develop after being involved in, or witnessing, traumatic events. Talking therapy, through one to one wellbeing, and CBT techniques, used in the Coping with Life Skills programme, can support ex-service members suffering with this condition.