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Military Life

140 EpisodesProduced by Beck RaynerWebsite

Welcome to the Military Life Podcast- a podcast telling the stories of everyday Australian Military partners.Listen in to hear from others who are living this military life (Defence Life), juggling all the things on the daily, just like you and I. Let's connect and support each other by telling our … read more

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119.RESEARCH:The critical role Partners & Families play in Veteran Mental Health support

In this week's podcast episode, I speak with Professor Sharon Lawn from Flinders University and Research Consultant Tiffany Sharp about their recent research titled Moral Injury and Families' experiences of supporting Veterans and Emergency Service First Responders to seek help for Mental Health Problems.

We discuss;

  • Why it was important their research focused on Partners and Families of Veterans
  • What ‘Moral Injury’ means and how it relates to Partners and Families
  • The main findings of their research including families feeling unsupported & invisible
  • Why Partners and Families are the first to notice a change in a Veteran
  • The second-hand trauma and mental health impacts often experienced by Partners & Families
  • Why its important Partners and Families also receive support and services
  • What their research found when it comes to Veterans actually seeking support
  • The role Partners and Families play in seeking support for or encouraging Veterans
  • The majority of research participants experiencing a tipping point
  • The barriers in seeking support once Partners, Families & Veterans reach a tipping point
  • How organisations fail to recognise the significant role Partners & Families play
  • What Partners and Families need from support organisations
  • The importance of acknowledging the critical role Partners & Families play
  • Why they choose not to use the word disorder when talking about PTSD
  • Where to from here and a way forward that considers Partners & Families

 

To read the 'Supporting your veteran or emergency services first responder in help-seeking for mental health concerns: a guide for families' click here

To find out more about Lived Experience Australia visit the website here

To find out more about Military and Emergency Services Health Australia (MESHA) visit the website here

 

Ready to join the ML community? Click through the link to get connected xx     www.militarylife.com.au

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