D-Day veteran, 94, who moved UK to tears to be made MBE over selfless acts

By Amber Hicks 22:30, 27 DEC 2019 https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/d-day-veteran-94-who-21172856 Harry Billinge, from St Austell, Cornwall, says he is “overwhelmed” to receive the New Year’s Honour – but doesn’t believe he ‘deserves it’ A D-Day veteran who has raised more than £10,000 towards the cost of building a national memorial honouring his fallen comrades is to be…

Study Maps Early Development of PTSD

By Traci Pedersen Associate News Editor Last updated: 27 Dec 2019 https://psychcentral.com/news/2019/12/27/study-maps-early-development-of-ptsd/152566.html Many people who experience trauma will recover without any severe long-term consequences. However, around 23% of trauma survivors will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a difficult-to-treat illness that combines intrusive thoughts about the trauma, avoidance of reminders of it, low mood and an…

USA – Program to prevent suicide among service members, veterans and families

By News Staff |  Posted: Fri 2:29 PM, Dec 27, 2019  |  Updated: Fri 5:48 PM, Dec 27, 2019 https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/New-Program-to-Help-Prevent-Suicide-Among-Service-Members-Veterans-and-Families-566517171.html RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — The University of Virginia Medical Center is participating in Governor Ralph Northam’s new pilot program that he announced on Friday to help with suicide prevention and close the gaps in access…