Around four million first responders diagnosed with PTSD

Image: Deborah Rice, Australia21

Today the Australian Federal Police, Australia21, FearLess Outreach, Northern Territory and Victoria Police have launched Australia’s first report on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder amongst first responders.

When Helping Hurts – PTSD in First Responders is the result of extensive research and twelve-month roundtable discussions, exploring effective ways to prevent debilitating consequences of traumatic stress and improve mental health outcomes.

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