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Serving personnel: mental health services

Organisations

Combat Stress

A charity offering a range of mental health treatment and support services to veterans.

Call their helpline:

  • 0800 138 1619 for veterans and their families
  • 0800 323 4444 for serving personnel and their families

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

https://www.combatstress.org.uk/

Big White Wall

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.

https://www.bigwhitewall.com/v2/Home.aspx

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.

https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

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.

https://www.smartrecovery.org.uk/

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 897 999
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
Kings Lynn
Norfolk
PE33 9NP

Tel: 01760 337 261 ext 7077
Mil: 95951 7077

Northern Ireland
Thiepval Barracks
Lisburn
BFPO 801

Tel: 028 9226 1994
Mil: 9491 61994

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 602 236
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: 31 July 2017
Next review due: 31 July 2020