Armed Forces Community

We are proud to bring this newly launched project to the Armed Forces communities in the South West.

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The MHFA for the Armed Forces Community project is designed to provide the basis for increased mental health resilience amongst veterans and the families of both veterans and serving personnel throughout the UK.

Watch this short video to learn more about the course Armed Forces promo video.

This training course is for veterans and their families, as well as members of service charities and others who work with veterans.

You will learn about the mental health equivalent of first aid skills and gain knowledge and confidence to spot the signs that someone could be in need of support.

What will I learn on the course?

  • Explore your understanding of military culture
  • Increase your personal resilience
  • Spot the early signs of a mental health problem
  • Feel confident helping someone experiencing a problem
  • Provide help on a first aid basis
  • Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
  • Help stop a mental illness from getting worse
  • Help someone recover faster
  • Guide someone towards the right support
  • Reduce the stigma of mental health problems


SSAFA (the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association) is delivering the project in a collaborative partnership between themselves, MHFA England CIC, Combat Stress and the Royal British Legion.

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