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.

Have you thought about what you want to achieve by the end of today, this month and beyond? 

Are you clear about your main goals in life and your recovery journey?

These are just some of the questions we’ll help you explore so that you can create and successfully achieve your own goals.

What goal setting courses do Help for Heroes offer?

Courses are free and offered in two ways:

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

What will I learn?

Goal Setting

  • Different methods of goal setting and how to use them.
  • How to take control of your direction in life through goal setting.
  • Ways to stay focused throughout your ongoing recovery.
  • How to reflect and review your goals to ensure they stay on track.

Course structure and duration

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

    How do I access the courses?

    Goal Setting - the course

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

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

    Apply for course

    Setting SMART Goals - 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.

    Setting Smart goals

    This course has helped me break down bigger challenges into achievable tasks.”


    Goal Setting Course