Could you help lonely and isolated veterans in Lincolnshire?



An urgent appeal has been launched for new volunteers to support lonely and isolated veterans in Lincolnshire.
The latest research by SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has found that more than two in five (41 per cent) British Armed Forces veterans surveyed, aged 25-45, have felt lonely, isolated, or suicidal since leaving the Armed Forces.
One in five (22%) veterans also stated that they would feel less lonely if they had a stronger support group.
Christine Cribb, Head of Volunteering at SSAFA, said: “Our research has highlighted just how many veterans are feeling lonely and isolated during... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Regional East, Views: 32
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