Combat PTSD Angels are a community of carers committed to supporting and educating carers and family members of UK veterans with Combat related PTSD
what we do
We offer friendly, confidential advice and support to those caring for UK veterans suffering from combat related PTSD. We are a growing community of carers giving each other support that can only be given by someone who has been through the same situation. We help each other get through the day to day struggles of caring for a veteran with combat related PTSD.
where to find us online or in person
Online of Facebook
We have both public and private Facebook groups, search Facebook for Combat PTSD Angels Public Page. The public group has lots of information on services and organisations that have been able to help our members. The closed group is a safe and confidential place to ‘let off some steam’ and chat with others in a similar situation.
To access the closed, private group you must first join the public page then request entry to the closed group.
If you would like to meet in person we have a growing number of support groups, they meet once a month for a chat and a cuppa. The groups are friendly, confidential and relaxed, they are run by other carers of veterans with combat related PTSD.
We are expanding the number of support groups to reach more carers, please check with the Facebook page for a group local to you.
The family that wouldn’t let PTSD drive them apart
It’s well known that soldiers can suffer from post-traumatic stress after their experiences on the battlefield – but the effect this has on their families is rarely discussed. Matthew Green describes how one woman was finally able to help her husband find effective treatment after he twice smashed up their home with an axe……Read the full article here