Models for Heroes provides model making provisions to the UK's Military, Veteran and Emergency Services treatment organisations around the UK. We also raise awareness of the mental health benefits of model making while promoting the hobby.
is a short documentary following Peter, a Models for Heroes volunteer. Injured in combat in 2009 with physical and mental injuries, Peter uses the power of model making and teaching others for his recovery. The film is out in the Autumn and released by Kopfkino.
"One of my favourite things about Models for Heroes is that as a concept it's beautifully simple but I've seen first hand how beneficial it is. Not only does give people an enjoyable activity to help them get some time out from their troubles, but it puts them in touch with like minded people they can spend time with to enjoy the hobby and each other's company."
former Lead Nurse for Inpatient Military Mental Healthcare at Southern Health NHS
"Models For Heroes has been set up
to help people focus on a new goal when they
have been affected by PTSD anxiety or depression."