United Kingdom (UK)
Organisation/Charity Outline
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 well-being service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that cares.
National Health Service (NHS) Outline of mental health services available.
Ministry of Defence (MOD): Guidance Guidance regarding mental health support for the UK armed forces.
Ministry of Defence (MOD): The Veterans & Reserves Mental Health Programme Guidance regarding mental health support for the UK armed forces.
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.
United States of America (USA)
Organisation/Charity Outline
Addiction Treatment Services Provides treatment for those suffering with substance abuse and/or mental health related issues. They also provide education and counselling to help guide people through the maze of information and treatment options available, including insurance coverage questions.
The Blanchard Institute The Blanchard Institute cultivates a safe, comfortable environment for clients and their families to be emotionally connected to their treatment provider. Their recovery management and alumni programmes support a life-long recovery.