All the latest updates from Help for Heroes
Why home baking could be just the mental health boost you knead
Did you know that baking can be a great mental health booster for you and your family? We recently commissioned research to explore the link between baking and well-being, after finding that culinary therapy can be a useful recovery aide for veterans.
Heroes helping heroes: Gavin’s story
Veteran Gavin Lewis was a Private in the Royal Regiment of Wales for 12 years. Service in Northern Ireland with the Royal Hampshire Regiment, led to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, blackouts, seizures, excessive drinking and eventually, the breakdown of his marriage and homelessness four years ago.
Help for Heroes provides resources to nation’s health workers
Last week, Help for Heroes highlighted the need to make sure long-term support is in place for the nation’s health workers fighting Coronavirus. We are delighted to have now been asked to contribute our expertise to a package of support being created for Nightingale and NHS staff.
Tips for managing social isolation
Social isolation can feel difficult and can trigger lots of emotions, from anxiety to loneliness and boredom. As the coronavirus situation continues to unfold, lots of us may be struggling with these feelings as a result of being separated from friends and loved ones.
Coronavirus Information and Guidance for Help for Heroes Supporters
As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to present challenges, we are absolutely committed to supporting the ongoing recovery journeys of our wounded, injured and sick, and their families. Our teams are working hard to adapt our services in response to the challenges presented by Coronavirus, whilst keeping our beneficiaries, colleagues, volunteers, supporters and partners safe.
Coronavirus Information and Guidance for Help for Heroes Veterans & Families
As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to present challenges for everyone at present we feel it’s important to update you on how we plan to continue supporting our veterans and families at this time, and reassure you that we are continuing to follow Government and NHS advice.