Veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress has received a £40,000 grant from The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and their strategic partner, Greenwich Hospital.

This generous grant has been awarded to go towards core treatment and support costs for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines veterans that come to the charity. Combat Stress provides specialist treatment at its treatment centres, practical and clinical support in the Community and a free 24-hour Helpline.

Robert Marsh, Director Income Generation at Combat Stress said:

We’re so grateful to The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Greenwich Hospital for this grant towards the support of Royal Navy and Royal Marines veterans.

“It is important that we raise awareness and funds for the charity to ensure we can continue to support every veteran that needs our help. We would like to thank The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Greenwich Hospital for supporting Combat Stress and veterans with mental health problems.”

Mandy Lindley, Director of Relationships and Funding at The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity said:

“As the official charity of the Royal Navy, we’re delighted to support the vital work undertaken by Combat Stress.

“The funds provided by the RNRMC and our strategic partner, Greenwich Hospital, will continue to ensure that naval veterans struggling with mental health issues can gain access to specialist clinical treatment and support, that helps to rebuild lives.”

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