Publish date: 5 April 2024

Op Courage, a NHS service dedicated to Veterans has joined forces with Hengrove Leisure Centre in Bristol and Bristol City council to provide gym and swim opportunities for veterans.

The FREE event will take place on the 2nd May, where from 10am-3pm Veterans can come along to Hengrove Leisure Centre and try the facilities and meet the Op Courage team.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provide a specialist Veteran Service across the South West, designed to support serving personnel due to leave the military, reservists, veterans and their families. It supports people of any age who have served in any of the armed forces at any time, for any duration.

Op COURAGE can help with common problems like anxiety, depression and substance misuse, as well as more advanced mental health conditions and psychological trauma. It can also help address other issues that may be affecting someone’s wellbeing, such as housing, finances and relationships.

Self-referral to the service can be made, or a family member, friend or GP can contact Op COURAGE on your behalf.

To find out more about Op Courage, click here.