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.
Forces in Mind Trust has awarded a further 3 years’ funding to the Contact Group (Contact) to provide the financial stability the Group requires to build on their collaborative work across UK military mental health policy, treatment and research. Following the...
Contact receives Veterans’ Foundation grant to help improve and assure quality of veterans’ mental healthcare
The Contact Group is delighted to have received a Veterans’ Foundation grant that will help ensure UK veterans receive the best standards of mental healthcare, through a new service providers' quality improvement and accreditation network that Contact has established...
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...