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Help For Heroes- Hidden Wounds Psychological Wellbeing Service (National)

Support for Veterans and families of the Armed Forces Community living with the everyday challenges of anxiety, depression and stress.

Specialist PWPs deliver over the phone sessions for 4-8 sessions and offer self-help materials and evidence based strategies.

Advise individuals with more complex needs to seek help from GP.

Big White Wall:

Relatives of individual can also receive information packs.

Linked with Big White Wall (NHS approved) which is an online early intervention for those in psychological distress (available as an app). To refer contact the Big White Wall Website provided in contact details.

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Subject Definitions

This is the term used to describe experiences such as chronic fear, tension and panic attacks. Some people have an overwhelming feeling of dread that prevents them getting on with everyday life. Sleepless nights and recurring thoughts are common, as well as nausea, palpitations, dizziness and difficulty in breathing. Anxiety is the most common mental health problem people experience.
Counselling can be defined as a relatively short-term, interpersonal, theory-based process of helping persons who are fundamentally psychologically healthy resolve developmental and situational issues.
Your GP can refer you for counselling on the NHS.
Services to support those suffering from problems relating to drugs and/or alcohol.
The mental reaction (anguish, grief, fright) to another person's actions. It may only be recoverable as damages when it is accompanied by physical manifestations (nausea, vomiting, dizziness).
Services providing information and advice, or treatment, for illnesses and conditions related to mental health.
Services which provide access to counselling by telephone.