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Caroline Beazley

For veteran Caroline Beazley our Help for Heroes Choir, which has been meeting virtually since the start of the first lockdown, has been her “lifeline” this year.

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Andy Shuttleworth

Andy Shuttleworth

Veteran Andy Shuttleworth explains how our newly adapted online offering has been a “godsend” both to him and others, especially during this second lockdown.

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Andy Perrin 2020

Andy Perrin

Former Royal Signals Sergeant Andy Perrin suffered a knee injury after too much stress on the joints through operational tours and exercise and went on to develop Crohn’s disease and depression, putting him out of active service.

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Simon Nicholson 2020

Simon Nicholson

Former Army Private Simon Nicholson suffers with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Before the lockdown, he was learning to manage his symptoms. But as the lockdown took hold, his mental health took a downward turn.

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Dom Lovett

Dom Lovett

For some of our most seriously injured veterans, the lockdown has meant overcoming complex challenges. But thanks to you, we’ve been able to help them continue to get the support they need in these uncertain times.

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Sean Ivey 2020

Sean Ivey

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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