Combat Stress have received £30,000 in funding from The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity Greenwich Hospital Grant.

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity have teamed up with their strategic partner, Greenwich Hospital to award Combat Stress a grant of £30,000.

Combat Stress has seen an increase in the number of Royal Navy and Royal Marines veterans treated this year compared to last and this generous grant will be used towards supporting their treatment.

Sue Freeth, Chief Executive of Combat Stress said: “We offer free clinical treatment to support veterans with mental health conditions. Demand for our services is growing each year and this funding from The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity Greenwich Hospital Grant will help us to meet this increase.

“We are extremely thankful to The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Greenwich Hospital for their support for Combat Stress and veterans with mental health conditions.”

Mandy Lindley, Director of Relationships and Funding at The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, added: “Hundreds of former Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel will receive the help they need thanks to the wide range of quality programmes and services provided by Combat Stress. It is vital that the public continues to show their support for these veterans as the demand for specialised mental health services grows.” 

For more information on Combat Stress visit www.combatstress.org.uk

For more information on Greenwich Hospital please visit grenhosp.org.uk