Mental Trauma on the Job – PTSD Among Paramedics

Posted on: Thu 7 Jun 2018


New studies show an alarming number of paramedics develop post-traumatic stress disorder on the job.

Dr Andrea Phelps, Deputy Director for the Phoenix Australia Centre for Post-traumatic Mental Health, catches up with Nick and Tom to talk about why workers in this profession have such high rates of mental trauma, and what can be done to help them and others.

Produced by Tom Jordan

Image source: Wikimedia Commons


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