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Combat Stress 

Combat Stress is a charity which supports veterans’ mental health, helping former servicemen and women deal with trauma-related mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Treatment can be provided to veterans from every service and every conflict, in a range of settings, including phone, online and in the community or a specialist centre.

Mental health services for veterans | Combat Stress                                   

 

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Veterans Outreach Support

Provides a welcoming setting where UK veterans and family members can drop in for confidential, social and psychological support. 

Phone: 02392 731 767

Email: admin@vosuk.org 

Veterans Outreach Support | VOS (vosuk.org) 

       

Op Courage

Helps Military veterans, reservists and serving personnel of the armed forces access mental health and well-being support.

Phone: 0300 365 2000 (option 4)

Veterans' Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (Op Courage) | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 

           

The Veterans Hub

The Veterans Hub was setup on the Isle of Wight to help relieve the hardship faced by veterans, currently serving personnel and family and friends, in respect of finance, trauma, isolation and well-being. 

Phone: 01983 615426

Email: info@veteranshubiow.co.uk 

The Veterans Hub Isle of Wight CIC (veteranshubiow.co.uk) 

       

Defence Medical Welfare Service

DMWS is a charitable organisation that specialises in emotional and practical support when someone is in hospital, and when they are discharged but still receiving treatment. They will arrange to speak to the patient to help identify services and support, and enable referrals to a range of military and non-military organisations. Contact the Defence Medical Welfare Service by:

Phone: 01264 774000

Email: info@dmws.org.uk  

DMWS – Defence Medical Welfare Service 

               


Forgotten Veterans UK

A charity based in Fort Cumberland which offers a range of direct services for veterans, including a buddy scheme, financial assistance, advice and support, befriending, and acts as a gateway to point people to organisations or other charities for specialist assistance. 

Phone: 02392 256 738

Email: caresupportteam@fvuk.co.uk

Forgotten Veterans UK 

          

Help for Heroes                                

Provides recovery and support for members of the Armed Forces community whose lives are affected by their service, no matter when they served. The charity’s aim is to empower veterans and service personnel to look beyond illness and injury. A wide range of services is offered, including emotional support, mental health and wellbeing, career recovery, welfare and financial advice.

Support for wounded veterans and families | Help for Heroes   

                      

SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity

Provides lifelong support for veterans and their families. Trained SSAFA volunteers can provide practical, emotional and financial support if and when veterans need it, via a network of local branches means that help and advice is always close at hand.

Supporting older veterans | SSAFA

       

The Royal British Legion

Provides lifelong support for members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and their families. Key services include household repairs, home adaptations, financial advice, care homes, dementia care, Admiral Nurses (dementia care) and a care phone service.                              

Royal British Legion | Armed Forces Charity 

                      

Veterans’ Trauma Network

Provides specialist care to veterans with service-specific injuries. Veterans benefit from a personalised care plan implemented by top military and civilian trauma experts in health centres across England. 

Phone: 0208 548 7080

Referrals can be made at: england.veteranstraumanetwork@nhs.net.

          


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