Information for veterans and their families


  • Veterans and their families in England can access the specialist NHS Op Courage services
  • Anyone in the UK or overseas can contact the Veterans’ Gateway helpline on 0808 802 1212, or visit the website for advice and signposting to further support, including for families and the bereaved.
  • Staff can contact the Samaritans helpline on this dedicated number for NHS staff:  0800 069 6222.
  • There are also a number of military charities which offer advice and support, all of which are members of The Contact Group, a collaboration of organisations working together to improve mental health support to the UK armed forces community:

COMBAT STRESS

Walking with the wounded

Help for Heroes – Hidden Wounds Service