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NHS

Telephone: 0151 334 2084

Fax: 0151 343 9437

WICCG.Gatekeeper-n85047@nhs.net

Veteran Support

Daniel Bourne, Catalyst D-O: Isolation during COVID-19 Wellness Mental Health Care Plan: https://lnkd.in/d9R4Ca9

All Call Signs – peer to peer support www.allcallsigns.org

Veterans and Reserves Mental Health Programme – 0800 032 6258

Big White Wall (24/7 online mental health and wellbeing): www.bigwhitewall.com

Urgent help for Veterans including Medical Assistance service, Welfare Service and UK helpline: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/urgent-help-for-veterans

Local service www.wirralveterans.org.uk/​

Military Veterans Support at Veterans in Mind, Cheshire and Merseyside. NHS Greater Manchester Mental Health.  Tel number: 0151 9080019, Email military.veterans@gmmh.nhs.uk, it is in partnership with Combat Stress, support and management solutions, the Armed Forces Community support Hub and Veterans in Sefton.

Fighting Minds www.fightingminds.uk Veteran Support in work.  They help with the Access to work scheme and deliver training to help overcome their disability or health related barriers, working with RBLI, Ability Smart, Blind Veterans UK.

Be Military Fit (BMF) offer Veterans Free  outdoor fitness training , click on special offers onwww.bemilitaryfit.com

NHS mental healthcare for Veterans www.nhs.uk and type in Veteran

Walking with the Wounded. To find out more contact nccp@wwtw.org.uk

John Paul Project, supporting Veteran wellbeing. www.johnpaulproject.com

Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast clubs www.afvbc.net Daisy’s dinner, 121,Royden Road. Upton. Wirral Pat Sanders on 07733270567. Last Sunday of the month 09:30.

 

The Poppy Factory

Unemployed veterans who receive health treatment on the Wirral can now get help moving back into employment via a new service launched by The Poppy Factory, based at The Stein Centre at St Catherine’s Hospital in Birkenhead. Ex-Forces men and women can access one to one support with career planning, training opportunities, CV writing and job application advice. Veterans wishing to get employment support can refer themselves to Andrew Pickersgill, contact details below:

Mobile: 07387415429 | Email: a.pickersgill@nhs.net or andrewp@poppyfactory.org

Poppy Factory Head Office: 020 8940 220

The Poppy Factory has provided us with the below posters, containing further information about employment support they provide for veterans on the Wirral:

The Poppy Factory Employment Support Poster

The Poppy Factory Wirral Flyer 2021

 

Veterans in Mind

Support for ex-Armed Forces personnel at Veterans in Mind Cheshire and Merseyside.

The service delivers specialist, high quality, and effective clinical treatment to veterans who suffer from ongoing psychological issues, resulting from their time as a serving member of the armed forces.

Veterans in Mind support those with psychological difficulties. Such as:

  • trauma related problems
  • various anxiety based problems
  • substance misuse
  • problems with self-management, including anger
  • depression and problems related to adjusting to civilian life after military service

To refer yourself to this service, please contact single point of access on 0151 908 0019
Alternatively, you can complete the online referral form via https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/military-veterans-services/

More information about the support that Veterans in Mind provide is available on the below posters:

Veterans in Mind Poster

Veterans in Mind – Trifold Leaflet