Veterans: NHS mental health services

Mental health problems are common and can affect anyone, including veterans and their families.

Although it’s completely normal to experience anxiety or depression after traumatic events, this can be tough to deal with. Symptoms or problems coping can happen at any time, including a few years after leaving the armed forces.

Some people delay getting help for a number of reasons, such as trying to cope alone, fear of criticism, embarrassment or feeling that the NHS will not understand.

Read more on the NHS web site: www.nhs.uk