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Sean Ivey 2020

Sean's Story

Throughout lockdown, regular video calls with our Hidden Wounds team helped former Marine Sean Ivey cope with the heightened impact of his Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “I feel more prepared now for bouts of low mood and negativity,” he says. “Without support from Help for Heroes during lockdown, I would not have got through it in the way I have.”

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Michelle Turner AFD

Long before the lockdown began RAF veteran Michelle Turner knew what it was like to be isolated at home. Contracting a life-changing virus whilst deployed in Bahrain, she became afraid to leave the house.

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Jonathan Mitchell AFD

Currently shielding at home, former Army sergeant Jonathan ‘Mitch’ Mitchell has found recovery through the power of sport.

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Major Andy Kerr

Major Andy Kerr

Some of the men and women we’ve supported have recently stepped up to serve our nation in the fight against coronavirus. Major Andy Kerr, who is a serving soldier with the Royal Engineers, is one of them.

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Mark 'Lofty' Taylor

Thanks to you, veteran Mark ‘Lofty’ Taylor recently found the strength to return to the front line - this time in the fight against coronavirus.

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