Help for Heroes Hidden Wounds

“Everyone I spoke to at Hidden Wounds was discreet, supportive, kind and empathetic; I never felt judged or pressured.  Hidden Wounds found a way to support me that was tailored to my own experiences, arranged at a pace that suited my life.  Please give Hidden Wounds a try.  An email is all it takes to get in touch.”

Our Hidden Wounds service provides free and confidential support to Ex-Service Personnel, their families and the families of those still serving, who are living with anxiety, depression, stress, anger or who wish to change their drinking habits.


What is Hidden Wounds?

Free and confidential support for Veterans, their families and the families of those currently serving who are suffering with anxiety, depression, stress, anger and alcohol. Symptoms can include a lack of motivation or interest in everyday activities; an uncontrollable sense of worry; a fear of crowds; physical tension in the head or shoulders, or any number of other depression symptoms.

Support is delivered by phone, Skype or face to face.

What happens next?

If you leave your contact details here, a member of the Hidden Wounds team will get in touch with you within 5 working days. This will be an informal, confidential chat with more information about the Hidden Wounds service and how we can help you or your loved one access the most appropriate support.

Leave us your details and we'll be in touch!

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Service Personnel in need of psychological support should contact your Medical Officer or Unit Welfare Officer, or Help for Heroes to see if we can support you in other ways. Those in need of support for children under 18 or for complex issues, such as PTSD symptoms, can also get in touch and we’ll help you find an organisation that can help.

Help for Heroes is proud to be a member of Contact, a collaboration of state, charitable and support organisations working to improve mental health support to the Armed Forces community.

For more information, you can contact the Hidden Wounds team confidentially 9am – 5pm by calling 0808 2020 144 (free from UK landlines) or emailing

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