Women veterans in the UK are less likely to use veteran-specific mental health services than men, and report feeling as though these services do not meet their needs. This project aims to improve our understanding of women veterans’ mental health needs and experiences of mental health services, in order to co-design guidance and recommendations for mental healthcare professionals providing support.
This project is funded by the National Institute for Health Research and is in collaboration with the Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and Salute Her.
We are hosting two virtual project workshops, where we will discuss our findings, and how to best meet the mental health support needs of women veterans:
You can read more on the preliminary research that formed the basis of this project below: