Veterancenter continue to offer help to vulnerable veterans and their families despite the shutdown of the society.

the Decommissioning of Denmark creates challenges in many people’s everyday lives. But the situation can be particularly severe for the most vulnerable of the country’s veterans and their families.

It takes the minister of defence Trine Team (S) and, therefore, Wednesday will send a letter to 38,000 veterans in Denmark.

– We are in a situation that is hard for everyone, but it is especially hard for our veterans, who already may have difficulty getting a everyday life to hang together, says Trine Team.

– Also for the family it can be a big load in everyday life to deal with the problems that veterans with PTSD (post-traumatic stressyndrom, red.) have.

Why do the secretary of defense in the letter to the attention of the Defence and the Veterancenter remain available for veterans and families in need of support.

It is open for telephone consultations and skærmbehandlinger. And in special cases also for natural conversations to specific at-risk veterans and families.

Veterancenteret has ago 12. march made tryghedsopkald to a total of 297 veterans and their families, as the centre’s advisers have assessed are particularly vulnerable in the current situation, informs the ministry of defense.

at the same time, keeps the centre’s døgntelefon remains open.

It is especially the isolation, that can affect the most vulnerable veterans. It tells Niels Hartvig Andersen, who is chairman of the association Denmark’s Veterans.

– For some of the veterans, who are hardest hit, it can take a long time to open up and have a good relationship with other veterans or to persons in, for example, the municipality and the system of care, he says.

– Therefore, it can be a setback, when the prime minister is asking everyone to meet, so interrupted the tape, which has taken a long time to become established.

In the letter, which the secretary of defense sends out to the veterans, are invited all who have a surplus to give an extra helping hand to the veterans and families who are particularly at risk.

for Example, by offering practical help, a walk in the woods or an extra greeting.