2-3pm, Saturday 2 April
By Andy Smith, Regional Operations Manager North and Karen Mead, Manager of Psychological Therapies Central at Combat Stress. In partnership with the Scottish Parliament and Surgeons’ Hall Museums
Combat Stress, the Veterans’ mental health charity, was established in 1919. The talk will discuss the charity’s focus on supporting recovery and mental health provision for Veterans with the condition Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Combat Stress provides a range of residential and community based treatment services and this talk will provide an overview of the charity’s work across the UK and give an insight into PTSD and its treatment.
Picture: Occupational therapy for soldiers during the First World War (Otis Historical Archives National Museum of Health & Medicine)