The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
Veterans are notoriously bad at asking for help and may view survival ‘on the streets’ or when experiencing acute adversity as a continuation of the field exercises or combat missions that they took part in whilst on active service. Couple this with a highly developed sense of pride and a stubborn independence not become viewed as a burden on society, it’s not surprising that civilian orientated support services find it difficult to maintain a meaningful relationship with ex forces personnel . . .