Cantourage Clinic now offers discounts to Armed Forces community

Cantourage Clinic now offers discounts to Armed Forces community
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Cantourage Clinic, is hoping to improve access to cannabinoid therapies for members of the Armed Forces community, after committing to the Armed Forces Covenant.  The CQC-registered clinic, which launched in the UK this year, is now offering a permanent 10 per cent discount on consultations for veterans and their direct family members. This is in addition to making donations to the veteran’s mental health charity, Combat Stress, following its recent commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant.  The Armed Forces Covenant is a government-run obligation pledging support to those who have served in the UK Armed Forces. In honour of Armed Forces Day on the 25 June, Cantourage Clinic has also now reduced the cost of initial consultations for all patients from £99 to £49 for the month of June. Members of the Armed Forces community will receive a further 10 per cent discount off this price. A donation of £1 from each consultation will be made to COMBAT STRESS – a UK charity dedicated to helping servicemen and women in dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health conditions. Shortage of mental health staff within the NHS and military is an ongoing issue. Reports from a study conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatry and published in the BMJ last year, highlighted that England has just one consultant psychiatrist for every 12,600 people. With at least 1.5 million people waiting for mental health treatment, sufferers are being forced to contact emergency services or crisis services whilst they await treatment, with one in 10 ending up at an emergency department. According to data presented by the British Journal of Psychiatry (2018), the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans (7.4 per cent) is almost double that of the UK public (4 per cent) – and even higher among veterans…

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