Combat Stress

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Combat Stress is the leading Veterans’ mental health charity in the UK that provided treatment for ex-Service personnel suffering from mental ill-health including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder  (PTSD), anxiety and depression.  It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, where you Served, or whether you saw combat – they may be able to help. If you are the loved one or carer of an ex-Service man or woman there’s support for you too. Currently, Combat Stress is supporting over 5,900 Veterans aged from 18 to 97.

Their Vision is that Veterans will be able to live free from the harmful effects of psychological wounds.  Their Mission is to provide timely, effective clinical treatment and welfare support to Veterans who suffer from psychological wounds. Their Values are to:  Always put Veterans at the centre of our work.  Aspire to excellence in everything we do.  Foster a culture of respect and integrity.

Combat Stress provides help and support for any ex-servicemen or women with mental health problems as a result of their experiences in conflict. Employs a network of welfare officers who can visit people at home or in hospital. Helps with war pensions and appeals. Also respite care. They also offer a 24-hour helpline for the military community and their families which can advise on various issues from mental health to practical support.

Contact Details

Free 24hr Helpline 0800 138 1619 for veterans and family. General Enquiries 01372 587 000.

Helpline:; general office:


Combat Stress, Tyrwhitt House, Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 0BX

Other Info

Opening times:
Office open: Mon - Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm. 24 Hour Helpline: 0800 138 1619

No cost to qualifying war pensioners.

Disabled Access:

Rail: Leatherhead

Other information:
Registered charity 206002

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