New stress support for emergency services staff
The mental health charity Mind Cymru has launched a new scheme aimed at helping emergency service staff cope with stress.
Its survey of staff found about 90% of emergency workers have experienced stress while 25% have contemplated suicide.
The Blue Light Programme aims to reach 20,000 emergency and search and rescue service workers.
Det Sgt Georgina Lloyd-Pugh left her job at South Wales Police 13 months ago when she had a breakdown.
She said it was "difficult to speak out and tell work that she was suffering".
27 Apr 2017
- From the section Wales