We have activties that work on on the 5 principles of the NHS Wellbeing: Connecting with people, being physically active, learning new skills, giving to others and taking notice of the world around us 

Bee

Bee activities help people with mental health problems such as stress, anxiety and depression. 
Many call it “bee therapy.”
 

Beach

The beach is one of the best places to alleviate stress and heal your brain. Science proves that heading to the beach can help you be more mentally fit

Woodland

Visiting and spending time in woods has helped with: physical and mental health; obesity; dementia; autism

Programmes

We run programmes aimed at different elements

Health and Wellbeing

The team has a variety of training to meet the needs of the particpants, this includes:

Mental Health First Aid

Armed Forces Mental Health First Aiders, we have:

 

An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that affect wellbeing for the armed forces community

 

Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 

 

Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 

 

Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through the MOD, the NHS, support charities, or a mix

MHFA Champion

 

 

As MHFA Champions we have: 

 

Knowledge and confidence to provide Mental Health First Aid for the most common mental health issues

An understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing

Safguarding Adults/Children

We have extensive policies and procedures around  safeguarding children and vunerable adults.

OP COURAGE

In LONDON or the SOUTH EAST of England, call 020 3317 6818 or email cim-tr.veteranstilservicelse@nhs.net

Op COURAGE is there to provide specialist care and support for Service leavers, reservists, veterans and their families and the new name recognises that the first call for help takes courage.

 

If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health or wellbeing, expert help is available from Op COURAGE. It doesn’t matter if you’re due to leave the Armed Forces, just left the Armed Forces or left decades ago, they are there to help and understand the courage it takes to speak to someone, and work to make sure they get the right type of specialist care, support, and treatment.

 

You can contact the service yourself, or ask your GP, a charity (including FWP), or someone else, such as a family member or friend, to do this for you. FWP is always ready to help you contact the service.

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