Links to support services

A range of supports are listed below for those in Australia, Canada and the UK.

Australia

Defence and Veteran

First Responder

All families

Canada

·       Atlas Institute for Veterans and Families: https://atlasveterans.ca/ and their Connection Box

·       Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS): https://cfmws.ca/ 

CAFKids Help Line by CFMWS: 1-800-668-6868 or by text 686868 or https://cfmws.ca/support-services/families/children-youth/crisis-texting-service

Family Information Line | CFMWS

CFMWS | Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS) | CFMWS

Family Information Line-The Family Information Line offers supportive counselling seven days a week, 24 hours a day. This confidential, personal, bilingual service provides information, support, referrals, reassurance and crisis management to the military community. 1-800-866-4546

·       Heroes in Mind Advocacy and Research Consortium (HiMARC): https://himarc.ca/

·       Kids Help Phone: https://kidshelpphone.ca/

·       Military Family Services, Family Information Line: https://www.cmfmag.ca/family-information-line-virtual-counselling-any-time-for-any-reason/

·       Veterans Affairs Canada Assistance Service: 1-800-268-7708

·       Wounded Warriors Canada: https://woundedwarriors.ca/for-warriors/#for-families

·       Operational Stress Injury Social Support (OSISS)- National peer support program for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veteran and Families living with OSIs 1-800-883-6094 

 

UK

In the first instance please speak to your General Practitioner (GP). 

Combat Stress provides the following supports

24/7 Free helpline:   0800 1381619

Email: helpline@combatstress.org.uk

Text: 07537 173683

Website: https://combatstress.org.uk/get-help

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