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Hampshire Police Federation

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Emergency services staff and volunteers are routinely exposed to distressing and traumatic incidents, as well as having demanding workload pressures. As a result, they are more at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than the general population.

Here you’ll find some information about PTSD which might be useful for you if you work or volunteer in the emergency services, or if you’re a friend or family member of someone who does.