‘In the forces – you walk across the barracks and can immediately speak to a doctor. Civilian life is much more complicated’


Meet Ashlee, former member of the armed forces and social prescribing link worker, who is on a mission to help veterans get the support they need. Saturday – National Armed Forces Day – The National Academy for Social Prescribing is spotlighting the pioneering work of Hertfordshire based veteran and social prescribing link worker, Ashlee. Ashlee left the army feeling prepared for whatever life had to throw at her. She’d been trained to be able to deal with life or death situations, surely civilian life would be easy? But - leaving her exit interview armed only with a thin plastic folder of [...]