Combat Stress

Type: Organization
Name: Combat Stress
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Case study: Lyn Manson, Southport: Work Programme real life story

A group of ill and disabled Southport women who were brought together by the Work Programme are putting their own troubles behind them to run a charity shop for Armed Services veterans.The 5 women, aged 51 to 61, admit they were terrified and socially ... [Published Cabinet Office - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Marathon task in memory of twin

Friday, 22 August 2014by THE IDENTICAL twin brother of a Hayscastle army skiing champion, who was knocked down by a taxi and killed in April 2011, has set himself the challenge of running 10 marathons in 11 days in his brother’s memory.L/Cpl Christopher ... [Published Haverfordwest Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Reenactors to cycle and march from battlefield in Belgium to commemorate Great War

Men in First World War kit will cycle and march from a Belgian battlefield to mark the 100th anniversary of military action.The 10th Essex Regiment Living History Group is starting its journey in Mons where the British Expeditionary Force fought one of ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

We Will Remember Them

To commemorate the Centenary of the First World War, Combat Stress, the Veterans’ mental health charity, are hosting a very special evening to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice as well as those who returned home suffering from psychological ... [Published Basildon Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Visitors at Battle Proms raise thousands for charity

Generous guests at Ragley Hall Battle Proms have raised more than £6,000 for charity.MORE than £3,700 was raised during Ragley Hall Battle Proms in aid of The Veterans’ Mental Health Charity, Combat Stress.The money was donated by the excess of 6,000 ... [Published Bromsgrove Advertiser - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Child completes charity 'triathlon'

A four-year-old from Oxfordshire has completed a mini-triathlon to raise money for a hospital baby unit.William De Croos from Didcot swam 40m, cycled a mile with stabilisers - and ran 800m to raise more than £1,000.He had been treated for low blood sugar ... [Published BBC - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pieces of Tower of London First World War tribute head to village...

A PARISH near Stone is buying pieces of a striking London artwork to pay tribute to villagers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the First and Second World Wars.The Tower of London’s moat is currently a sea of 888,246red ceramic poppies – one for every ... [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

PTSD: Falling off the edge...

Ron Heap (pictured left) finds it easy to spot a fellow veteran on the streets of central London. “If someone’s walking towards me, I know if they’re forces or ex-forces. There’s a way of conducting yourself."And people see it in me. They only need to ... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Soldiers run 400 miles for charity

SOLDIERS stopped off at Northwich on Thursday as part of a gruelling challenge supporting Combat Stress, the Veterans' Mental Health Charity. Warrant Officer Second Class Danny Hirst and Captain Josh Conway are members of the Corps of Royal Engineers, ... [Published Northwich Guardian - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Charity kayaking challenge in aid of Combat Stress to finish near Dartford today

A gruelling five day kayak around the Kent coastline finishes today near Dartford.Four people began the voyage on August 4 to raise funds for Combat Stress – a mental health charity which supports veterans to rebuild their lives after the devastation ... [Published Dartford Messenger - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Spanish Researchers Develop a Spray to Combat Stress Based Entirely on Natural Products

The antistress therapy developed by researchers in Spain meets European standards in safety and efficacy. Xtresia promoters are seeking funding to commercialize the natural remedy sprayLeón, Spain -- (ReleaseWire) -- 08/06/2014 -- Based on a concept developed ... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Veterans' artworks go on show

:30To mark the centenary of the First World War a collection of artwork created by Veterans currently being supported by Combat Stress will be showcased in an exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum between 2 August and 16 November.Michael Thornton ... [Published Cumnock Chronicle - Aug 01 2014]

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The group said: "Our trip will take in many of the places made infamous in August 1914 and as a group we will be marching and cycling between those locations for a busy schedule of living history encampments and ceremonial duties."
"It was to celebrate him being fit and well. We said we'd never forget them" she said
"That can-do is waiting to be tapped into again to help them overcome their difficulties.”"
"I even spent a week going through the early stages of the therapy programme in a roleplay scenario, where I was able to experience the process first hand whilst in character.”"

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Case study: Lyn Manson, Southport: Work Program... [Published Cabinet Office - 3 hours ago]
Marathon task in memory of twin [Published Haverfordwest Today - 6 hours ago]
Reenactors to cycle and march from battlefield ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Aug 20 2014]
We Will Remember Them [Published Basildon Today - Aug 20 2014]
Visitors at Battle Proms raise thousands for ch... [Published Bromsgrove Advertiser - Aug 19 2014]
Child completes charity 'triathlon' [Published BBC - Aug 19 2014]
Pieces of Tower of London First World War tribu... [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Aug 17 2014]
Carol Ann Duffy is great, but it's time to rebr... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 14 2014]
PTSD: Falling off the edge... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 13 2014]
Horwich writer to make film for army veterans h... [Published Bolton News - Aug 13 2014]
Grangemouth salutes those who served [Published Falkirk Herald - Aug 12 2014]
Soldiers run 400 miles for charity [Published Northwich Guardian - Aug 11 2014]
Motivated Combat Stress Along With Garcinia [Published Paignton People - Aug 10 2014]
Thousands flock to Highclere Castle to enjoy co... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Aug 09 2014]
Thousands rush to purchase Tower of London cera... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 09 2014]
Battle to raise much-needed funds at proms [Published Andover Advertiser - Aug 09 2014]
Lives of all affected by the conflict considered [Published Hebden Bridge Today - Aug 09 2014]
Bid for the ‘Downton Abbey’ lifestyle [Published Irish Times - Aug 09 2014]
First World War Centenary: More than 200,000 ce... [Published The Independent - Aug 08 2014]
Soldier to take on marathon challenge in memory... [Published Western Telegraph - Aug 08 2014]
Charity kayaking challenge in aid of Combat Str... [Published Dartford Messenger - Aug 08 2014]
Brawny Brand Extends Partnership With Wounded W... [Published Paris Beacon - Aug 08 2014]
Bid for your own piece of Downton elegance [Published Home And Antiques - Aug 07 2014]
Castle charity concert [Published Basingstoke Observer - Aug 07 2014]
Finding a way to soldier on when the war is over [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 06 2014]
News story: A sea of poppies to honour the fallen [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Aug 06 2014]
Brawny® Brand Extends Partnership With Wounded ... [Published Foster Folly News - Aug 06 2014]
Spanish Researchers Develop a Spray to Combat S... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 06 2014]
Spanish Researchers Develop a Spray to Combat S... [Published A.M. Best - Aug 06 2014]
PHOTOS: Red Poppies Pour Out Of The Tower Of Lo... [Published Everything Zoomer - Aug 05 2014]
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News story: A sea of poppies to honour the fallen [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Aug 06 2014]
Last night saw the launch of a major art installation at the Tower of London to honour the fallen soldiers of the First World War. Entitled ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ , the huge and evolving art installation has seen the dry moat of the Tower ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 22nd... [Published Think Defence - Jul 23 2014]
Defence related Parliamentary Written Statements and Answers to Written Questions Air Force Nicholas Soames:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the  (a)  rank and  (b)  length of service was of each RAF engineer (aerosystems) officer ...
From Call Centres to John O’Groats [Published Call Centre Helper - Jul 02 2014]
Nexidia’s Jonathan Wax will be riding 2,014 miles in 2014 to raise money for Combat Stress.  To date, he has completed 807 miles – 39% of the total. His efforts will culminate in the Delimitate Ride Across Britain – which […] ...
Drink, drugs & dumps: UK soldiers suffer on per... [Published Russia Today - YouTube - May 13 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdEntGWPNWk&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Drink, drugs & dumps: UK soldiers suffer on personal battlefields A new study has shown a dramatic rise ...
British Charity Sees Rise in Afghanistan Vets S... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - May 12 2014]
The number of British veterans of the war in Afghanistan seeking help for mental health issues increased sharply from 2012 to 2013, a charity group said Monday, warning that need would continue to rise as the country ends its involvement in the war. ...
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