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Veterans Mental Health

People who served in the armed forces have unique risks to their mental health. While most do not have any mental illness, a significant minority do.

The veterans mental health charity Combat Stress is currently treating five and a half thousand veterans for mental illness.

Today we'll hear from veterans about their experience of mental illness and from the people trying to help them.

Release date:

2 hours

Last on

Sun 8 Dec 2013 12:00

Useful local contacts

Combat Stress the veterans mental health charity - 0800 138 1619 - www.combatstress.org.uk

Save Our Soldier - charity providing therapy to veterans - 01225 430 360 - www.saveoursoldier.co.uk

SSAFA - charity supporting forces people and their families - 0845 241 7141 - available to answer your call from 10.30 to 19.30 on Monday to Friday. http://www.ssafa.org.uk/