NIHR CRN: Mental Health, Military Mental Health Research Steering Group

Group type: 4. Free-standing organisation

Contact details

Named contact: Jacqueline Smart

Email address:

Telephone: 0121 301 4341, mobile: 07985 883384


CRN West Midlands

BSMHFT Research and Innovation

Barberry Centre

25 Vincent Drive



B15 2FG

Remit of the group

The Military Mental Health Research Steering Group is a new and specialised group which can provide support with research proposals, and/or delivering your research projects.

All members of the group are military veterans and have a lived experience of, or have supported individuals from the military community with, a Mental Health issue. The group can provide an invaluable and informed insight on studies in the area of Military Mental Health.

Frequency of meetings

Bi-monthly in Birmingham

Who can consult the group

Researchers conducting research into military mental health.




More about the group (optional)

Members of the group are all military veterans with a lived experience of mental health issues or have supported individuals.  The members have received training on how to be involved in research several of whom have personal experience in undertaking design, critical analysis and evaluation in research.  This service is free.