Leaving the military can be hard for former soldiers and their families, particularly for those who develop mental health problems. We know veterans often have specific and complex needs, and may struggle to access mainstream services. We’re finding ways to fix this, working to discover the best ways to support former Armed Forces personnel.
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We want to hear from ex-Service personnel with lived experience of mental health issues, and their families, to help us identify our research priorities.Read more
Our report found that ex-Service personnel with a serious mental health condition are nearly three times more likely to find and stay in work, if they are supported through Individual Placement and Support (IPS).Read more
Centre for Mental Health is working with Kings Centre Military Health Research to develop a multimillion pound research programme for the Forces in Mind Trust.Read more
We have been consulting researchers, veterans with lived experience of mental health problems and their families, and service providers to ensure the programme is supporting the best research.Read more
This report draws together what we know about how the families and children of Service personnel are supported to deal with the emotional and psychological impact of deployment and training.Read more
A veteran's experiences before and during service, as well as their transition back to civilian life, are major influences on their mental health.Read more