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, DHSC, Help for Heroes, Icarus, King’s College London, Ministry of Defence, NHS England, Northern Ireland Veterans’ Support Office, OVA, PTSD Resolution, Royal British Legion, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Scottish Government, Togetherall, Veteran Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (Scotland), Veterans NHS Wales, Walking With The Wounded and the Welsh Government.
Contact also has a number of associates, research associates and partners. See What We Are to find out more. Contact members, associates and partners are working collaboratively on a number of priority military mental health-related projects – see 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.
Joining our new Chair, Angus Kerr, we have a new Project Manager, Mark Woosey, coordinating the day to day activities of the group. Mark is a husband/dad, veteran, ageing sportsman and wannabe psychologist. Most of his career has been in the military – sponsored thro’...
Additional major Veterans’ Foundation grant to continue dedicated fund for increased and faster access to mental health treatment for veterans in 2023
The Contact Group is delighted to announce that, following a successful funding application, the Veterans’ Foundation will provide a further major grant in 2023 worth up to £200,000 for the continued facilitation of increased capacity and faster access to mental...
The Contact Group is delighted to have been successful in applying for a grant from the Lloyd's Patriotic Fund small grants programme to help facilitate the participation of 10 small charities in the Contact & RCPsych Quality Network for Veteran Mental Health...