Support for Veterans

August 20, 2021

A number of Veterans’ organisations are offering support in light of recent events in Afghanistan. If you or someone you know is in need right now help is available.


Trained and experienced welfare officers at DMWS offer a free & confidential wellbeing service to all members of the armed forces community and their immediate families. Lines are open 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday: 0800 999 3697 or you can email:


Combat Stress

Combat Stress have a number of online resources to help cope with feelings of anger, stress and anxiety. You can also contact their 24/7 helpline on 0800 138 1619



SSAFA have a free and confidential helpline for members of the Forces community, open 09:00 – 17:30 Monday to Friday: 0800 260 6767


Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion have a helpline, open from 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week: 0808 802 8080


PTSD Resolution

PTSD Resolution offer free therapy, available online and by phone. Call 0300 302 0551 or email for support



Samaritans volunteers are available to talk about how you are feeling. They can be reached on: 116 123 or you can email

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