Now that the Data Protection Act 2018 is in force we have updated our subscription model. You can sign up to follow this blog by entering your email on the left. You can also withdraw your permission to receive our emails at any time by using the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of every email you receive from us.


Tuesday, 13 March 2018

New Military Mental Health Helpline 0800 323 4444

The Ministry of Defence has launched the 24/7 Military Mental Health Helpline.  The new number - 0800 323 4444 - is open now and targeted at serving personnel and their families, allowing them to access the help, advice and support they need anywhere, anytime.

Combat Stress - the leading veterans mental health charity - has been commissioned to run the new helpline service for serving troops and their families 24 hours a day.  The new line is backed up by a deeper partnership between the MOD and the charity and run by a team of specially-trained professionals. 

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) will also provide additional funds to enhance Combat Stress’ existing service predominantly aimed at veterans - 0800 138 1619.

For further information about the new helpline see:

For further information about Combat Stress’ existing service predominantly aimed at veterans see https://www.combatstress.org.uk/helpline