Ben: “I felt like a failure being sent away for counselling.”

Ben: “I felt like a failure being sent away for counselling.”

When work-related stress saw Ben Fildes' childhood dream of being a firefighter come tumbling down around him, he was at breaking point. Afraid he would be told to 'man up' for talking about his feelings, two weeks spent at Jubilee House taught him not to be afraid to ask for help. Ten years later, he reflects on how far he has come.

Adam: “I know I’m a very lucky person for surviving.”

Adam: “I know I’m a very lucky person for surviving.”

Fifteen years ago Adam Bruce survived a motorbike crash that should have killed him, but was left with life-changing injuries. Now the former Scottish firefighter is a familiar face at Jubilee House and has a special place in the hearts of its Nursing Team

Roger: “The group helps with the loneliness”

Roger: “The group helps with the loneliness”

For retired South Wales firefighter Roger Pugh, our Aberdare Living Well Group provides a much-needed source of friendship and community, and helps combat the loneliness he feels after the loss of his wife.

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