‘There’s a lot of shame attached to mental illness, you feel like something’s wrong with you.’
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How the police officers and lawyers cope with the traumatic cases they face every day.
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A former police officer was subjected to extensive physical and video surveillance by an insurance company, even after its psychiatrist diagnosed him as "badly depressed, if not at risk of suicide" an...
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From a bloke who's dodged bullets and bombs, taken on a 600kg cow head to head on my family farm, and owned being a dad, hardening up was exactly the issue. I was so hard I couldn't feel.
This group of public servants face very similar work and tasks to military personnel. Although they are receiving some interest and support, it will take a lot more work to bridge the gap between what is being done and what needs to be done.