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Breaking down psychological treatments: EMDR

A highly effective therapy for veterans with PTSD is EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy, which can help process memories related to trauma and provide relief from PTSD symptoms.

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Encouraging self-care for partners and carers

Partners and carers of veterans often prioritise the needs of another over their own. It’s important that partners feel supported to look after their own health and wellbeing.

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How psychologists can help with pain management

When treating chronic pain effectively, it’s important to address not only the physical but also the emotional and psychological aspects. A psychologist can help with this.

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Exercise for your bones this World Osteoporosis Day

On the 20 October each year is World Osteoporosis Day which serves as a reminder of the importance to look after our joint and bone health through physical activity.

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Eat Well This Veterans' Health Week

This October, Mates4Mates is participating in Veterans’ Health Week as it encourages veterans and their families to ‘Eat Well’ to support their health and wellbeing.

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Moving forward with sport

Adaptive sports, which are recreational or competitive sports that accommodate people with disabilities, can play an important part in the physical and mental recovery process for veterans.