depression

Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by steadyhands, Nov 11, 2008.

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  1. hiya all,im asking this on behalf of my m8, he has tryed to join up to the army before but got knocked back because he had depression on his medical history will the same happen if he applys for the navy?
    thanks
     
  2. Possibly,

    A lot hinges on the details and the opinion of the doctor. Some people do join with minor mental health issues.

    Not a lot of help I know. You can always ask the recruiting office.
     
  3. Here are the Guidance notes on medical suitability for entry courtesy of Ninja_Stoker.

    I think it comes under psychiatric disorders and is ok as long as he is free of symptoms or treatment for 3 years.
     

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