Mental Health Support for Veterans & Service Leavers
Your first tip is that if you’re experiencing mental health problems always consult your GP Find a GP. if you are ex-Forces, or the Defence Medical Service if you are serving.
NHS Self Help Leaflet for PTSD
One common mental illness associated with military service is Post Traumatics Stress Disorder PTSD. This is a very natural response to a very unnatural event such as combat, accidents, natural disasters etc and not limited to veterans or serving personnel.
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Recognising PTSD symptoms
We've listed the different ways people react to traumatic events or experiences. You may recognise some of the symptoms: