Combat Stress has been awarded a grant of £350,000 from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity to support the work it does to help veterans with mental health problems…

In the last decade, the veterans’ mental health charity has seen a 143% increase in referrals. Combat Stress research, NHS England and the Ministry of Defence all estimate a continued increase in the number of veterans seeking help for mental health issues.

Robert Marsh, Director of Income Generation at Combat Stress said; “We’re extremely grateful to ABF The Soldiers’ Charity for supporting Combat Stress and veterans with mental health conditions. Each year we receive 2,000 referrals from former servicemen and women with trauma-related mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. This generous grant will enable to us to continue to provide our life changing treatment.”

Brigadier (Ret’d) Robin Bacon, Chief of Staff ABF The Soldiers’ Charity adds; “We are very proud to support Combat Stress with this grant. It is vital that we help our veterans with mental health care and provide them with top quality services when they are in need. Thank you to Combat Stress for the significant work you do.”