There are a number of options available to support you and your family and whānau deal with mental health.
If you're currently a military family
The NZ Defence Force has staff located at each camp and base. Their role is to help you connect with—and feel that you belong to—the wider military community.
Staff available to support currently serving members, families and whānau include:
- NZ Defence Force community facilitators
- social workers.
If your family is no longer part of the military
There are a number of agencies and organisations that may be able to help.
Agencies providing mental health support to families(external link)
If your are the family of someone who served in Viet Nam, you are able to get specific support
Support for families of those with service in Viet Nam
If your military member is eligible for support from Veteran Affairs'
We may be able to help fund—and arrange access to—confidential counselling and support.
Access mental health treatment