Wiltshire Mind Press Release
NEW SUPPORT SERVICE FOR THE ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY SUPPORTING THOSE CARING FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
29th September 2014, Melksham, UK – Wiltshire Mind, Healios, and the Army Families Federation (AFF) have
secured a Forces in Mind Trust grant to fund a pilot project. The project will support carers of people within the
Armed Forces Community dealing with severe mental illness including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),
depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
The grant will be used to set up an online support service predominantly for those caring for Service personnel with
mental illnesses as they transition back to civilian life. The service will also be available to Serving and ex-Service
personnel caring for a loved one.
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