There is a clear knowing for Jeff Garland that it is possible to go back to work after post traumatic stress leave because he did it. He now knows there are some safeguards that need to be in place and some logical support from superiors that could alleviate much of the trauma experienced by police officers and frontline workers.
Contact Jeff Garland - Split Second
Daily Telegraph article on Jeff Garland, his Split Second Book Launch
Police Post Trauma Support Group
Workplace stress in the police force - The Conversation
Black Dog - Expert Guidelines
Other related podcasts
Ray Karam - Life beyond Post Traumatic Stress
Simon Gillard - Post Traumatic Stress - from the top down
Dave Sturmer talks about Post Traumatic Stress in the army - Dave and Lana Sturmer's inspiring story
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Lucy Dahill is the presenter of Stay in the Loop with Lucy, she has a passion for offering people the platform to share their voice. Young, old or somewhere in between we all have wisdom to share if we trust our hearts over our heads.