Veterans In Mind
GMMH provide mental health services for military veterans in Cheshire and Merseyside (excluding Liverpool). The service support veterans by delivering specialist high quality care with a focus on improving psychological wellbeing, increasing social networks and long- term recovery.
GMMH work in partnership with Britain’s leading mental health charity, Combat Stress to deliver this service, ensuring effective clinical treatment and welfare support to veterans who suffer from ongoing psychological issues, resulting from their time as a serving Armed Forces member.
GMMH and Combat Stress have a long working relationship and together provide highly skilled staff with the right expertise to work effectively with military veterans, who are experiencing psychological related problems as a result of their military service, these include depression, anxiety, substance misuse, trauma, adjustment disorders and problems relating to personality disorder.
In addition to the clinical services, GMMH provide the necessary links to support veterans and their families with housing, financial and social needs.
Military Veterans can be referred to our service via their GP, healthcare professional, third party organisation, family member or carer. Self-referrals can be made by contacting the service or filling out a self referral form:
Military Veterans in Liverpool should access the Talk Liverpool Service, provided by Mersey Care NHS Trust.
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust is working in partnership with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust to provide the service to veterans living in Lancashire.
In Greater Manchester, the Military Veterans’ Service is provided by Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. Veterans can access the service by visiting www.penninecare.nhs.uk/military-veterans.
If you are a veteran using the service, carer or family member of a veteran using the service and would like to be involved in service development or volunteering with the Trust’s work with military veterans please see our Service User and Carer Engagement Policy or contact the Service Manager on 0151 908 0019.
Suggestions and Comments
If you have any suggestions or comments about the Veterans in Mind service please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Veterans in Mind Carer Champion is Rachel Crawshaw, Service Manager.
If you would like information on advocacy or legal rights please contact the Citizens Advice Bureau.
Call us today
GMMH offer a single point of contact number to those military veterans who want to speak to someone about their mental health