To enhance and improve the quality of the day-to-day lives of HM veterans as well as their families, through support, information, sign-posting.
To provide a safe haven for HM veterans & their families, to be able to talk about the impact their service has had on their lives; and being able to assist with the positive and negative impact if required by the veterans as well as their families.
To inform and provide information for the public and healthcare professionals, to assist and improve the support of healthcare currently provided for HM veterans as well as their families.
To empower as well as give group members the skills, experience, confidence and opportunity to run and facilitate groups themselves, over the coming years. Provide mutual support and mentoring to those less well settled HM veterans and their families. Also supporting veterans & their families that have encountered common social problems, such as loneliness.
Can you do 22 Push-Ups in support of veterans’ mental health and PTSD?
Taking part in the #22PushUpChallenge is a great way to raise awareness of veterans’ mental health and PTSD, and at the same time make a donation to charity.
Understanding veterans’ reintegration into civilian life after active service
We have been contacted by a psychology MSc (conversion) candidate / student from the University of Surrey, that is currently researching
veterans' reintegration after service.
The study involves talking to veterans who have served at least one active tour of duty in Afghanistan and/or Iraq since 2001 and who have been discharged from the Armed Forces (any branch) for at least 6 months. Read More:
Veterans World promotes awareness of help, advice and support available to the veterans community.
Veterans World raises awareness of help, advice and support available to veterans and their families via organisations, government, the voluntary and charitable sectors, and is aimed at people who work in an advisory capacity with the public. Its distribution includes HM Prisons, NHS Primary Trusts, Local Authorities, Resettlement Officers, Mental Health care workers, Citizen Advice Bureaux and those who work with veterans organisations.
Family's Emotional Plea For Missing RAF Man To 'Get In Touch' Read More:
Changes to the Combat Stress Welfare Service
Following a comprehensive review of our services and a detailed consultation, Combat Stress has taken the decision to focus on meeting the growing demand for our unique clinical mental health treatments both residentially and in the community, and stop providing general welfare support. These planned changes will be implemented by 31 March 2017 at the latest. Read More: