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

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This is what Trustee support looks like…

This is what Trustee support looks like…

There aren't many charities who can say that their Trustees are willing to go the extra mile and (literally) pound the streets for them... but we aren't like other charities. We're the lucky ones. Not only did our Board member, Simon Broomfield, run an entire Marathon...

RAF Veteran continues to support Forces Families

RAF Veteran continues to support Forces Families

  RAF Veteran continues to support Forces Families by taking on two challenges at the same time!   Phil joined the RAF straight from school aged 17 and served 28 years, deploying all over the world including Germany, Afghanistan, Falklands, Balkans, and both...

Op Courage

Op Courage

NHS mental health and wellbeing service for Veterans and their families Earlier this month, NHS England launched the Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing service, Op Courage which is the new name for the;  Veterans’ Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison...

Real Stories

Caron Sanders-Crook | Behind the Smiles

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

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...

Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story

As many people know, as it is not a conversation I shy away from, my fantastic hubby was diagnosed with PTSD in 2011 after his last tour of Afghanistan. The run up to and post diagnosis was a particularly difficult transition as we were in our early 20s and our lives...

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

 

Registered Charity Number 1161224 | Scottish Charity Number SC046402

The Ripple Pond
99 Western Road,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN7 1RS

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