is a registered charity that aims to prevent poverty, protect mental and physical health and provide relief from sickness and need amongst serving and former serving members of the Armed Forces.
"I applaud Glyndwr University Wrexham and the FiMT for taking on this subject and would certainly urge those eligible to get in touch."
The initiative will enable the university and FiMT to gain a better understanding of current perceptions of public sector provision and any potential contrast with reality, with an "engagement model".
CIMT and FIMT were also higher in DRA group than in NDRA group but only the latter difference was significant (Table-III).
In controls CIMT and FIMT were associated with age (r2=0.23, P=0.001 and r2=0.24, P=0.001, respectively) and hypertension (P=0.049 and P=0.02, respectively); FIMT was also correlated with FSS (r2=0.12, P=0.026).
An FiMT study has found "poor transition" takes its toll, often leading to alcohol abuse, mental illness and family breakdown.
FiMT's chief executive, Ray Lock, says the Ministry of Defence has done a lot to ensure people coming out of the services have employment opportunities, but employers need to take responsibility as well.
aims to provide UK-wide long-term support and advice during the next 20 years to ex-service personnel who wish to ease back into everyday life.
"This work will make a huge and important difference to the support that we give the armed forces community.' The initiative will enable the university and FiMT
to gain a better understanding of current perceptions of public sector provision and any potential contrast with reality, through the development of an engagement model.
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT
) has continued to help ex-Service men and women make a successful transition back to civilian life by awarding a grant of PS210,859 over two years to the Wrexham campus.
The grant, from The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT
), will allow a systematic review of alcohol screening for service personnel prior to their move to civilian life.
Chief executive of FiMT
Air Vice-Marshal Ray Lock said: "One of the key challenges facing ex-service personnel during their transition back to civilian life is to find suitable housing for themselves and their families."