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"My disability is an ability now, that is what Help for Heroes has made me see." 👏 👏#StrongMadeStrongererX
Afghan interpreters have been reunited with soldiers they served with at a special event. Charities the @SulhaAlliance and @HelpforHeroes brought them together for a special lunch at a restaurant in Scotland. Read more 👇
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We continue to support an increasing number of veterans with complex #mentalhealth conditions. But we need the Government to URGENTLY address the gaps in the medical discharge process & do more to help reduce veteran suicide. #strongertogether
Last chance to sign up to our Self-Management course for Veterans. More info about the course & the dates 👉 @SoniaCottomo@HelpforHeroese@LothiansVetst@FirstLothiana@VeteransFdnd@VeteransScotot
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Congratulations @JohnnyMercerUK 👏 🫡 We look forward to seeing the difference you can make in championing our Armed Forces Community & delivering the support they vitally need & rightfully…EG
We've got 50 charity places left on this year's #GNR. We need your help to fill them! 🙌 Sign up or spread the word- start tagging your family & friends in the comments below if this is the challenge for them! �@Great_Runun
"Being visually impaired is a challenge but with the support of charities like Help For Heroes, I have the confidence to face these challenges" He is proof that veterans living with a disability can do incredible things 🙌 You did us proud@jamie_wellerr &@FreddieGuidedogg 3/38
Jamie lost his sight while working as an Aircraft Engineer in the Navy at 20 years old. He has since won 4 medals🥇at the Invictus Games, trekked across Nepal for 20 days and represented GB🇬🇧 in 2 events at the World Para Alpine Ski Races ⛷ 2/3
"Give up. Give in. Or get on with it. I wanted to push back the boundaries of what blind people could do." @jamie_weller spoke today @NaidexShow about the challenges & opportunities he's faced as a blind veteran. 1/3
ASDIC fully supports this message from @HelpforHeroes As Armed Forces charities, we must ensure the public understand the talent and positivity #veterans offer in their civilian careers, and when support is needed make sure its given. #TogetherIsStronger…
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We are so excited to see veteran & Help for Heroes Ambassador @jamie_weller take to the stage at this years @NaidexShow #AnythingIsPossible 👊…h
Our thoughts are with Rohan's family & loved ones 🫡�…Xs
“I’ve used different things to try to improve my mental health – drinking, medication, fighting, & none of it worked, until I found sport through Help for Heroes. My disability is an ability now, that is what Help for Heroes has made me see." 👊#StrongMadeStrongerro
We are calling on TV & Film to bust the myth that veterans with #mentalhealth issues are mad, bad & sad. Our Media Guidelines outline 6⃣ simple considerations which will help build awareness of the reality of veteran mental health.… 👈Z
We love a wedding 👰💒 ...especially when it's Help for Heroes themed 💙 Check out 👀 veteran, Kieran's big day with new wife Claire 💕 and the incredible battles they have overcome
“When I was using an online dating app I told someone I had PTSD. They said they would report me as they believed people with PTSD are a risk to women." 🗣️ Jay, Help for Heroes Veteran…h #PTSDAwarenessMonthhz
We are calling on the media to address the portrayal of veterans with mental health conditions. Storylines often portray veterans as broken & unable to fit into society, creating a damaging association between veteran mental health & dangerous behaviour @RossKemp RT 👇2
Help for Heroes Patron @RossKemp was surprised to discover the different ways veterans' relationships, careers & self esteem are impacted as a result of being judged due to misconceptions on screen 📺#PTSDAwarenessMonthhG
Sometimes all you need is good food, good friends & the great outdoors! So great to see Help for Heroes veterans, Rachel Williamson, @InvictusGamesNL 2022 Team UK Captain & Paul Colling, Charity Ambassador, getting together with our legendary partner @Alf_Turner 💙…Z
The team has supported 1,585 Veterans and their families since 2019 and we couldn’t be prouder of them for their amazing hard work 💙💪 Keep your eyes peeled for more information on how to vote Sgi
A HUGE congratulations 🎉 to our Help for Heroes Clinical and Medical Services team who are finalists in this year's@SoldierOnAwardss 2022!…z
Today is national #PTSDAwarenessDay and we're sharing a story from a local veteran living with PTSD and his strong message for the condition to stop being portrayed in such a negative light. Some really interesting insights shared by @HelpforHeroes too 👇…h
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Ross encouraged any veteran struggling to reach out to Help for Heroes; "that is the hardest step, the first step.” #PTSDAwarenessDay
Our Patron @RossKemp spoke with @GMB this morning, to highlight how ‘mad, bad & sad’ storylines onscreen can negatively impact the lives of veterans living with mental health conditions. #PTSDAwarenessDay…
🗣️ We are calling on TV, film & the wider media to help redress the balance when portraying & reporting on veterans with mental health conditions.#PTSDAwarenessDayy (5/5)v
With storylines often portraying veterans as ‘broken’, angry & unable to fit into society because of mental health conditions, there is a damaging association created between veteran mental health & dangerous behaviour. #PTSDAwarenessDay (4/5)
📺 59% of UK adults surveyed described veterans with PTSD as 'burnt-out' 📺 30% of UK adults surveyed described veterans with PTSD as a 'danger to themselves or others' 📺 29% of UK adults surveyed described veterans with PTSD as 'explosive#PTSDAwarenessDayDay (3/t5H
*Research carried out by @YouGov for Help for Heroes shows UK adults are likely to select negative words when describing military veterans with PTSD basing their perceptions of military veterans on what they see on screen. #PTSDAwarenessDay (2/5)
Do you believe everything you watch on TV?📺 Have you ever stopped to consider how accurate the portrayal of mental health conditions of veterans are on screen? �#PTSDAwarenessDayay (1/5)
Our legendary fundraiser @EthanH4HMetters jets off to represent #TeamGB in the WUKF World Championships in Florida, next week! 👏 He began fundraising with us at just 7 years-old, he is now 15! We are all so proud of you Ethan. Go smash it! �nr
Join us in saluting our Armed Forces Community who have served or continue to serve our country this #ArmedForcesDay #SaluteOurForces 🫡Y
Now in its 5th year, @Cycle4Heroes2 sets off today #ArmedForcesDay on the 75km route, exploring the beautiful Kent countryside. 😍 HUGE thank you to everybody taking part & to our fundraising legend@Cycle4Heroes22 🫡 Good luck everyone! �…38Ce
In times of need, they are there to protect us. Today and everyday we celebrate our Armed Forces Community #SaluteOurForces RT to show your support this #ArmedForcesWeek 💙V
BIG shout out to our @HeroUpGaming family 🙌 Huge thank you to all of you who have been gaming in support of our Armed Forces Community & to everyone who has donated - LEGENDS 🫡…3X
A big shout out to all of our fundraisers who are out showing their support for our Armed Forces this week 🙌 Who are you supporting this#ArmedForcesDayy? 💙 #SaluteOurForcesezF
We know many of you we support, live with chronic pain. @BritishPainSoc is running a survey to understand the impact of Covid-19 on pain management & your ability to access support. Make your voice heard today! 👇
Reservists work hard for us alongside their civilian lives, & should we need them, they are ready to step up & serve our country. Today we're celebrate & salute our Reservists 💙 #ReservesDaya#saluteourforcesekb
This #ArmedForcesWeek we are celebrating veterans like Jules 👇 As a fit & highly trained infantry soldier, Julian thought he knew what strength was, but when he suffered a serious spinal injury whilst serving, his physical & mental health deteriorated.w
Last year troops pulled out of Afghanistan & many individuals who supported our British Armed Forces found themselves fleeing their homes. We stand with those who fought alongside our troops but have had to relocate, for their & their family's safety. #WorldRefugeeDay
That’s ONE MILLION miles cycled in The Big Battlefield Bike Ride history & this years finish line! 🎉👏🏻 Congratulations riders! You smashed it#BBBR22BR22 Big shout out@DiscoverAderAd &a@cycle_tec_tec for their incredible support & keeping our riders safT2N4w
Can you guess the fancy dress theme on Day 3️⃣? 😅 🇬xmE
Moments of reflection & remembrance 🫡a
Community Partners past & present coming together to show their support for our veterans & their families 💙@motowayy@robbiesbreweryy3
Help for Heroes veteran, Brian laying a wreath on behalf of our 99 year-old fundraiser Lily. Lily wanted to lay a wreath on behalf of her father who served in WW1 🇬�Zy
It’s Day 5️⃣ of #BBBR22 - the last push 👊🏻 Here are a few of our favourite moments so far 👇🏻 How it started. All fresh faced & raring to go!@DiscoverAdv56NKD
Wow! 🙌 Huge thank you to@ian_curran__ and to all those who supported & donated at the VE DAY PROMS. You are all LEGENDS! 🫡 With our fundraisers support we can continue to deliver vital services to veterans & their families within their…xz
Looking for a new way to support our wounded? Introducing Nectar Donate, the fundraiser allowing you to donate your Nectar points to your chosen charity. 👏 Thank you@nectarr and@crowdfunderukk for allowing us to be part of this! 💙 Check it out.
BRAVO VICTOR @bravovictororg is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Sophia Halliday to the role of Senior Scientist (Disabled Veterans’ Research Fellow)… @BlindVeterans @Blesma @HelpforHeroes
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