Home   News   Article

Disabled veterans deliver mental health message to Grantham pupils




A group of veterans who have all lost limbs hosted an inspirational workshop at Grantham College to help combat mental health.

The veterans, who are all volunteers from Blesma, a charity dedicated to assisting limbless veterans to lead full and independent lives, have been delivering the workshops in an effort to combat the effects of anxiety, low self-esteem and poor mental health as part of the Making Generation R programme, which supports injured veterans to take their inspiring stories about overcoming adversity to schools across the UK.

Owain Ford, along with veterans David Ledger and Tom Penny, visited the college to help spread the message of overcoming adversity and becoming resilient.


More by this author



This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More