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Loughborough University and Royal Air Forces Association to lead new support programme for UK military veterans

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Loughborough University and the Royal Air Forces Association are leading a new project offering military veterans who have issues with their mental wellbeing specialist courses, aimed at enhancing their social resilience and overall welfare.

Starting in 2021, four courses with 12 attendees each will be run at the Loughborough Campus, with a mix of residential stays and one-day sessions. The veterans will take part in a range of activities, including social resilience workshops, practical healthy cooking lessons, sessions on improving sleep quality and team-based physical activity such as wheelchair basketball, walking football and yoga.

The project is being funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, as part of its Positive Pathways Programme. The programme funds projects that provide regional activities to veterans who have issues with their mental wellbeing. The University and the Royal Air Forces Association, the national charity that supports former and serving RAF personnel and their dependants, are working with several partners to deliver the courses. These include: The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; the Royal British Legion; Charnwood, Melton and the Rushcliffe Borough Councils and Rutland County Council; and the NHS Transition Intervention Liaison Service East Midlands.

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Posted on 24th July 2020