Paramedic speaks out after suffering PTSD
Written by The Newsroom on January 17, 2020
A Staffordshire paramedic who suffered mental health problems for years is encouraging colleagues to talk about their problems.
John Millard was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder following a call-out to the deaths of two young children.
Last year, a survey by the mental health charity Mind estimated nearly two thirds of emergency services workers have suffered some form of mental health problem.
Updates from the Cannock Chase Radio News Desk via BBC Stoke and Staffordshire