Help For Heroes - New Glasgow Veterans United Courses Starting Soon

Fri 24th February 2017

Glasgow’s Veterans United (GVU) has attracted plaudits from all sections of the community for its vital work helping veterans who are struggling with mental health issues, addictions, social isolation and other problems associated with returning to civilian life.

The Foundation’s next course is starting soon in association with Glasgow's Helping Heroes, so if you are a veteran or know one who would benefit from the programme, please get in touch with Johanna McGhee from Glasgow’s Helping Heroes on 0141 276 9756.

The programme aims to help ex-service personnel cope with the demands of coming home that can affect their lives and relationships with family and friends.  Participants are given the opportunity to discuss issues with their peers in a safe, open environment before channelling their energy into exercise through football coaching, which sees them develop their skills and achieve an SFA Level 1 coaching qualification.

The course gives veterans the time, space and support they need to examine their lifestyle choices, change attitudes and learn valuable skills for the future.

Take a look at our videos showcasing the work of the project and the difference it's making here and here.  You can also see video from Lord Dunlop's recent visit to the programme here.

Contact Johanna McGhee from Glasgow’s Helping Heroes on 0141 276 9756 for further information.

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