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Serving personnel: mental health services

Organisations

Combat Stress

The charity Combat Stress provides veterans' mental health support and also has a dedicated mental health helpline for serving personnel and their families.

Call the helpline on 0800 323 4444.

You can also text 07537 404 719 or email combat.stress@rethink.org

Combat Stress website

Togetherall

Togetherall is a charity providing safe, anonymous, round-the-clock online support, with trained counsellors available at all times. There's a supportive community and lots of resources that all armed forces personnel, veterans and their families can use at any time. The service is free for UK military personnel, veterans and their families.

Togetherall app

Togetherall website

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

AA is a free self-help network. Its "12-step" programme involves getting sober with the help of regular support groups. AA believes people with drink problems need to give up alcohol permanently.

Alcoholics Anonymous website

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery runs a network of self-help and mutual aid meetings where participants help themselves and fellow members with recovery from any kind of addictive behaviour.

SMART Recovery website

Departments of Community Mental Health (DCMH)

Aldershot
Aldershot Centre for Health
Hospital Hill
Aldershot
Hampshire
GU11 1AY

Telephone: 01252 335 850
Military: 9243 5850

Brize Norton
RAF Brize Norton
Oxfordshire
OX18 3LX

Tel: 01993 897 552
Mil: 95461 7999

Catterick
Duchess of Kent Barracks
Horne Road
Catterick Garrison
North Yorkshire
DL9 4DF

Tel: 01748 873 058
Mil: 94731 3058

Colchester
Army Primary Healthcare Service (eastern region)
Reed Hall House
Merville Barracks
Colchester
Essex
CO2 7UT

Tel: 01206 817 057
Mil: 94660 7057

Chilwell
Chetwynd Barracks
Chilwell
Nottingham
NG9 5HA

Tel: 0115 957 4606
Mil: 94451 4450

Cranwell
RAF College Cranwell
Sleaford
Lincolnshire
NG34 8HB

Tel: 01400 267 369
Mil: 95751 7369

Donnington
Venning Barracks
Donnington
Telford
Shropshire
TF2 8LS

Tel: 01952 672 188
Mil: 94480 2188

Faslane
Royal Naval Sick Quarters
HMS Neptune
HMNB Base
Clyde
Faslane
Helensburgh
G84 8HL

Tel: 01436 674 321 ext 5188
Mil: 93255 5188

Kinloss
Kinloss Barracks
Forres
Morayshire
IV36 3UH

Leuchars
HQ Psychiatry Scotland
Watson House
RAF Leuchars
Fife
KY16 0JX

Tel: 01334 839 471 ext 7452
Mil: 95151 7452

Marham
RAF Marham
King's Lynn
Norfolk
PE33 9NP

Tel: 01760 337 261 ext 7077
Mil: 95951 7077

Northern Ireland
Thiepval Barracks
Lisburn
BFPO 801

Tel: 028 9226 2555
Mil: 9491 62555

Plymouth
First Floor
Seymour Block
HMS Drake
HM Naval Base
Devonport
Plymouth
Devon
PL2 2BG

Tel: 01752 555 965
Mil: 9375 65965

Portsmouth
PP6
Sunny Walk
HM Naval Base
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 3LT

Tel: 02392 726 256
Mil: 9380 26256

Tidworth
The Queen Elizabeth Memorial Centre
St Michaels Avenue
Tidworth
Wiltshire
SP9 7EA

Tel: 01980 650 236
Mil: 94342 2236

Woolwich
DCMH Woolwich
Woolwich Station Medical Centre
Greenhill
Woolwich
London
SE18 4BW

Tel: 020 8781 4363
Mil: 94691 4363

Page last reviewed: 9 July 2020
Next review due: 9 July 2023