Time is now running out to get your voting arrangements in place for the UK General Election on Thursday 7 May 2015.
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Veterans' mental health charity Combat Stress report a 26% increase in the number of ex-Service personnel seeking help for mental ill-health and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) over the last year. They say that the increase is mainly accounted for by a marked rise in those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan seeking help.
The good news, according to Combat Stress, is that residential programmes offered at their treatment centres are proving to be an effective treatment for veterans with psychological injuries. Research published in the British Medical Journal showed that the charity’s intensive six-week course improved PTSD symptoms in 87 per cent of cases.
The UK Parliamentary general election takes place on Thursday 7 May 2015.
This article contains information on registering to vote and voting for members of the armed forces and civilians.