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Link Between Balance and Back Function

Your balance reveals a lot about your back function. For a number of individuals, standing in certain positions or holding particular postures can be hard to stay steady or upright.

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The importance of reading for mental health

Reading is an activity most of us do on a daily basis. It is essential not only for finding out information but for connecting with other people.

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Breaking the stigma around suicide and mental illness

Suicide among veterans is higher than the general population and as distressing as it is to talk about, we need to talk about it and mental health issues in order to prevent more men and women taking their lives.

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What can an initial assessment tell you?

We all know exercise is beneficial for a number of reasons, however, sometimes it’s hard to know what exercises we should be doing to improve our individual health and wellbeing. This is where an initial assessment can help.

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Hear from a veteran family

Nearly one in four people who access support at Mates4Mates are family members of veterans impacted by service. When veterans are dealing with serious mental health issues or injuries, the dynamics of their family unit can be significantly altered. But with the right support, there is a way forward, as Anna Douglas discovered.

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Regular sleep, healthly future

On 19 March we celebrate World Sleep Day. This year is focused around promoting regular sleep for a healthy future.