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 Quality Network for Veterans Mental Health Services (QNVMHS), a collaboration between Contact and the Royal College of Psychiatrists, is currently inviting UK veterans mental health (VMH) teams involved in the delivery of mental healthcare to military veterans...
The current Independent Chair of Contact, Charles Winstanley, will complete an extended term of office at the end of March 2022. Applications are now invited from individuals interested in taking up this important voluntary role sitting at the heart of UK military...
Read the Contact Group’s quarterly newsletter for Spring 2021 to get the latest updates about our work and other relevant news