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Mental health: delivering specialist support and care for military veterans

A new service, Op COURAGE, provides specialist services for veterans and their families

A new service, Op COURAGE, provides a front door for mental health and well-being services for veterans, many of whom have complex mental health needs

  • People who have mental health problems after leaving the safe haven of military life can feel isolated and overwhelmed
  • A new service, Op COURAGE, provides a front door for specialist mental health and well-being services for veterans and their families
  • Op COURAGE focuses on those in crisis, at risk of suicide or self-harm, or with other problems such as homelessness or addiction

Having been a mental health nurse in the RAF, Eleanor Duke has personal experience of what it is like to serve in the armed forces –

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