The Contact Group

The UK collaboration for military mental health policy, treatment and research

Contact Armed Forces

The UK collaboration for military mental health policy, treatment and research

The Contact Group (‘Contact’) is the collaboration of statutory and non-statutory (charity, academic and professional) organisations working to improve mental health support to the UK armed forces community including serving personnel, veterans and their families.

Core members of the group include: Cobseo, Combat Stress, Help for Heroes, King’s College London, the Ministry of Defence, the NHS in England, Scotland (Scottish Veterans Care Network) and Wales (Veterans NHS Wales), the Northern Ireland Veterans’ Support Office, the Royal British Legion, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Togetherall and Walking With The Wounded.

Contact also has a number of associates, research associates and partners. Visit What We Are to find out more.

Contact members, associates and partners are currently working collaboratively on a number of priority military mental health-related projects – visit What We Do to find out more.

Contact Armed Forces

Photo credit: Combat Stress


What we are

What We Are

Find out about Contact’s members, associates, research associates and partners

What we do

What We Do

Find out about Contact’s current priority military mental health projects



Find out about support for serving personnel, veterans, families, healthcare professionals and more.

Latest News

Quarterly newsletter – Autumn 2020

Quarterly newsletter – Autumn 2020

Welcome to the Contact Group quarterly newsletter for Autumn 2020. The aim of the newsletter is to provide an update on Contact activities, as well as relevant external events, research and funding opportunities. It is circulated to Contact members, associates,...

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