Focussing on mental health for Fire Fighters

Focussing on mental health for Fire Fighters

A collaboration between two emergency services charities is putting the focus firmly on mental health and wellbeing for fire fighters across the UK.

The Fire Fighters Charity has secured funding from PC David Rathband’s Blue Lamp Foundation to train and develop its in-house therapy team in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches.

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Wellbeing Festival returns to Wick

Wellbeing Festival returns to Wick

Health and wellbeing has never been further up the agenda with the introduction of sugar tax, statistics on obesity levels in our future generations and the increasing attention being paid to our metal health.
 
Caithness is set to play its part in raising awareness and looking at alternative ways to live our lives with the return of a wellbeing festival aimed at body, mind and spirit.

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