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.

Everyone can feel anxious or worried at times. But if your worries have become hard to control and are affecting your life, these courses can help.

By developing your understanding of anxiety, worry, stress and panic you’ll become more aware of how you react.

You will also learn how to incorporate activities into your daily life to help manage your anxiety and improve your wellbeing.

What anxiety courses do Help for Heroes offer?

Courses are free and offered in two ways:

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

What will I learn?

Being anxious, feeling worried?

  • What anxiety, worry, stress and panic are, and what they mean to you.
  • How anxiety, worry, stress and panic affect your mind and body.
  • The causes of your anxiety, worry, stress and panic.
  • Self-help techniques.

Course structure and duration

  • 1 x meet and greet session.
  • 2 x 2.5-hour modules. One module per week over two consecutive weeks.

How do I access the courses?

Being anxious, feeling worried? - the 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

Managing Anxiety - 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.

Managing anxiety

Other ways we can help you with Anxiety

We provide a range of talking therapies to help veterans and their families with their mental health. These can be for many conditions, including depression, anxiety, anger, grief and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Mental health professionals in our Hidden Wounds Service have experience working with members of the Armed Forces community. They listen without making judgement and can help you work through anything you’re struggling with.

Visit the Therapy Service page to learn more. 

The course helped me unlock and share my feelings with others who understand my background. I no longer feel alone.”


Anxiety Course