Below is a list of forces mental health charities and organisations by country.

United Kingdom (UK)
Organisation/Charity Outline Website
Combat Stress
  • Established in May 1919, it is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health.
  • Helps former service personnel deal with issues like trauma, anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Help for Heroes
  • Established in 2007.
  • Supports those with injuries and illnesses sustained while serving in the British Armed Forces.
  • Provides mental health support through its Hidden Wound service.


Walking with the Wounded
  • Established in 2010.
  • Supports a pathway for vulnerable veterans to re-integrate back into society and sustain their independence. At the heart of this journey is employment.
Big White Wall
  • Is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that cares.
  • Outline of mental health services available.


  • Guidance regarding mental health support for the UK armed forces.

The Veterans and Reserves Mental Health programme:

Mental Health Foundation
  • Their mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.
PTSD Resolution
  • Providing counselling for former armed forces, reservists & families.
Scottish Government
  • Sets out the Scottish Government position regarding armed forces and veterans’ healthcare.