Health

How are you?

A word from AFF Chief Exec, Sara Baade... When I first came to the UK about 20 years ago, I thought it was the kindest country in the world because e...

You’re not alone

It’s difficult enough to cope with long periods of separation, but even more so if you have the extra challenge of caring for a family member with add...

Surviving solo suppers

WHETHER you live ‘married unaccompanied’ or your spouse is deployed or away on exercise, it’s all too tempting to avoid cooking altogether and tuck in...

Ripples of support

THE Ripple Pond is a UK-wide self-help peer support network for members of the forces community. The emphasis is on meeting and speaking to people in ...

Join in the fun

JOIN SSAFA for a family fun-filled adventure break this autumn! The Service charity is offering a free mid-week residential holiday to military famili...

The voice of the voiceless

HAVING suffered a challenging health journey, army spouse Elizabeth Amoaa set up Speciallady Awareness – a foundation to support women suffering from ...

Worry workshops

In her role as the service pupils’ champion with North Yorkshire County Council, Nickie Young found an increasing number of families seeking support f...

Women’s wellbeing

RESEARCHERS at King’s College London are shining a spotlight on the topic of maternal mental health in the military community. The study, which is...

Wall of wellbeing

If you’re struggling and in need of support, Big White Wall, an online mental health and wellbeing resource, is available to anyone in the armed force...

No defence for abuse

Domestic abuse is not easy to discuss. The army lifestyle can affect families seeking support because there’s often a fear that it will impact on thei...