Our Member’s Stories

Providing family support groups and peer support to the Armed Forces families who are supporting British service personnel and veterans who are living with a physical injury or mental illness.

Caron Sanders-Crook | Behind the Smiles

Caron Sanders-Crook | Behind the Smiles Caron Sanders-Crook, author of Behind the Smiles, joined us to talk about her husband’s PTSD which lead to her writing a book about her experiences. Throughout her book Caron shares real life accounts, tips and strategies that...

Sarah’s Story

I remember vividly receiving the phone call from the psychologist confirming my husband’s diagnosis of PTSD. It was on the day of our daughter’s funeral.  The pregnancy that had ended too soon resulted in the child we’d never fully know, and who’d never breathe in...
Cindy’s Story

Cindy’s Story

I stumbled upon The Ripple Pond at a time when I desperately needed help and support living with my husband with PTSD. His illness had got so bad that I was at the end of my tether, trying to juggle being a good Mum and keeping myself healthy so that I could be the...

Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story

Amy and Joe have been living with Joe’s PTSD for many years. They try to re-enforce the positives and ignore the negatives, working hard together, which at times is not easy. Their message is simple:as bad as this illness is, with determination and support, we can...

A UK wide Self help support network for the adult family members of British Service Personnel and Veterans.
Telephone 0333 900 1028


Registered Charity Number 1161224 | Scottish Charity Number SC046402

The Ripple Pond
99 Western Road,
East Sussex,

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