In crisis? Find out how you can get urgent support

If you need support urgently or outside of our working hours, please don’t hesitate to contact


Freephone their Veterans Support Hub for the military community on 0808 175 3075 (24/7) or email – to access confidential emotional support for feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.


A crisis text support service for people in the military community who are struggling and need immediate support to get through a crisis. Text CONTACT to 85258. #TextCONTACT85258

NHS 111

To access medical help fast but when it’s not a 999 emergency, telephone 111 (available 24 hours). To access information from the NHS on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living, visit the NHS website.


For urgent psychological support, please call 0800 1381619.


For urgent housing support, please call 0808 800 4444.

How do you feel about your ongoing recovery?

These courses can help you explore those feelings, and discover what recovery means to you. 

From here, you’ll learn techniques to help you manage your recovery journey.

What Recovery Courses do Help for Heroes offer?

Courses are free and offered in two ways:

  1. What is Recovery? - a group course run online via Microsoft Teams. Sessions are co-delivered by our own peer trainers and Recovery staff.
  2. Guide to Recovery - an online self-help guide to work through at your own pace, any time.

What will I learn?

What is Recovery?

  • What recovery means to you.
  • The importance of finding hope in your recovery journey.
  • Understanding where you currently are in your recovery.
  • Finding opportunities that can help you move forward.
  • Developing positive strategies to help you take control and manage your own recovery.

Course structure and duration

  • 1 x meet and greet session.
  • 1 x 2.5-hour module.

How do I access the courses?

What is Recovery? - course

If you are already engaged with us, please speak to your point of contact within the Charity. They will be able to help book you onto our courses.

If you are not yet engaged with us, we’d love to welcome you.

Apply for course

Guide to Recovery - self help guide

With no need to book, this is an online video self-help guide to work through on YouTube at your own pace, any time.

Guide to recovery

It gives you a better perspective and a different way of looking at your recovery plan.”


Recovery course