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 include: Cobseo, Combat Stress, Help for Heroes, King’s College London, Ministry of Defence, NHS England, NHS Scotland (Scottish Veterans Care Network), NHS Wales (Veterans NHS Wales), Northern Ireland Veterans’ Support Office, Royal British Legion, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Scottish Government (veteran mental health policy), 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.
Photo credit: Combat Stress
What We Are
Find out about Contact’s members, associates, research associates and partners
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.
The Contact Group is the UK collaboration for military mental health policy, treatment and research, and the mental health cluster for Cobseo. Supported by the Veterans' Foundation, Contact is delighted to be hosting a one-day military mental health event in Cardiff...
A £200,000 charity partnership will address spiralling demand for mental health services among British Armed Forces veterans suffering with mental health conditions such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression. This ground-breaking collaboration...
New Veterans’ Foundation grant provides dedicated fund for increased and faster access to mental health treatment for veterans
The Contact Group is delighted to announce that, following a successful funding application, the Veterans’ Foundation has agreed to provide a grant to facilitate increased capacity and faster access to mental health treatment for veterans through a dedicated treatment fund aimed at addressing unmet demand.