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6. PTSD in the family? How to get help

The triumphs and trials of family life in the armed forces

26/05/2020Download

Louise from Little Troopers talks to Cat whose partner was struggling with undiagnosed PTSD. 

Karen Ross from the Army Families Federation explains how to get help if you are in a similar situation. 

We celebrate a “Little Victory” with Jack in Cyprus who is fundraising for animal sanctuaries by running half marathons. 

England Rugby star Joe Cokanasiga talks about his big break into the professional game. 

Team Talk is presented by Charlie Fife and Jill Misson and is a TBI Media production for BFBS.

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Louise from Little Troopers talks to Mary Claire about her struggle with mental health due to the emotional impact of forces life. 

Karen Ross from the Army Families Federation and Bridget Nicholson from the Naval Families Federation give advice on looking after your mental health when you are part of a forces family. 

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We celebrate a “Little Victory” with Fern who has just qualified as a lifeguard. 

Singer-songwriter James Blunt talks about his military life as both a forces’ child and a serving soldier. 

Team Talk is presented by Charlie Fife and Jill Misson and is a TBI Media production for BFBS.

04/05/2020

Louise from Little Troopers talks to Lisa, who’s made the difficult decision to give up her successful teaching career to be a full-time navy wife and mum. We also get some career advice from Lucy Heaver, an employment expert from the Naval Families Federation. 

We celebrate a “Little Victory” with Aoife who is thriving after deciding to move to a boarding school.  

Military magician Lance Corporal Richard Jones talks about what it’s like to become famous while you’re still serving. 

Team Talk is presented by Charlie Fife and Jill Misson and is a TBI Media production for BFBS.

27/04/2020

Louise from Little Troopers talks to Charlotte, an army wife who has used the power of social media to make new friends wherever she’s posted. BFBS social media guru Jackie Rautenbach has some top advice on how to make it work for you. 

We celebrate a “Little Victory” with Victoria, a teenage football sensation in Gibraltar. 

England Rugby star Joe Cokanasiga talks about his military childhood and how it’s never held him back. 

Team Talk is presented by Charlie Fife and Jill Misson and is a TBI Media production for BFBS.

21/04/2020

So what is military life like for a child with special educational needs? Louise from the charity Little Troopers talks to Mum Stacey about finding the right support for her son Noah. We celebrate a Little Victory with five year old Joshua and Lance Corporal Richard Jones, the magician who won Britain’s Got Talent, talks about his life in the Army.