Roger: “Don’t sit in silence, don’t sit alone”

Roger: “Don’t sit in silence, don’t sit alone”

Diagnosed with PTSD, retired firefighter Roger Moore, 55, from Coventry, suffered frequent flashbacks, often visualising the horrific nature of incidents he had encountered during his career. Here Roger and his wife, Karen, share their story of how PTSD changed their lives.

Tony: “I’m now a happier person”

Tony: “I’m now a happier person”

Former Deputy Chief Fire Officer Tony Proctor became anxious and stressed after he retired, here’s how our psychological support services allowed him to enjoy his retirement.

Bob Stovell: “I can start living again”

Bob Stovell: “I can start living again”

After retiring from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service Bob was involved in a serious road traffic collision. Tragically his wife was killed in the accident and he sustained major injuries which hospitalised him for a year. In this interview, Bob tells his story and explains how the Charity has helped him regain his mobility and independence.

Kern: “You’re not alone”

Kern: “You’re not alone”

Former retained firefighter, Kern, talks openly about the difference the Charity's psychological support team has made to his life.