Published on: 16th August 2021
The news from Afghanistan will significantly impact many people in our armed forces and veterans community.
Our Military Veterans' Service and OpCourage NW TILS (the transition, intervention and liaison service in the North West) are here to support you and any mental health difficulties you may be experiencing.
Strong emotional reactions are normal and there is no right or wrong way to feel about the emerging situation.
This news may evoke distress, memories and dreams, particularly if you were deployed to Afghanistan, served with colleagues who were deployed, or are a family member of someone who was deployed.
For some people, this news may bring very intense feelings.
If you are located in the North West and need support, please contact our TILS service on 0300 323 0707 or email@example.com.