We were overwhelmed by your support for this year’s World Mental Health Day, showing our Veterans and Armed Forces families living with the hidden wounds of service that they have nothing to be ashamed of.
More than 2 million of you read, shared, liked, retweeted, favourited or commented on #WMHD15 content associated with @HelpforHeroes!
The words of encouragement from our amazing supporters to those battling their mental health were inspiring and hugely appreciated:
You can read Simon’s full story here.
The same goes for the wonderful support from our celeb patrons and supporters including Peta Cavendish, Lorraine Kelly, Ross Kemp, Francie Clarkson, Ian Royce and Kelly Hall.
So, why did we do it?
We’re committed to helping Veterans and Armed Forces families who are living with the hidden wounds of service reach out for support so they don’t go on suffering in silence unnecessarily. We recently created a psychological wellbeing service that supports all those struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, anger and alcohol – and helps those in need of more specialist support to find it.
Our aim was to make this service as accessible as possible, so our free and confidential support is available by phone, Skype and face to face. It couldn’t be easier to get in touch with the team, simply call or email Hidden Wounds for an informal chat about we how we can help you access the tools you need to help yourself.
Tel: 0808 144 2020 (free from UK landlines)
Take the first step today: “Life is for living so pick the phone up. You only get one chance at it so make sure every day is the best possible."
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