experienced poor mental health
85% of fire and rescue staff and volunteers have experienced stress, low mood and poor mental health at some point while working for the emergency services.
27% of emergency service workers had contemplated taking their own lives due to stress and poor mental health while working.
number of lost days/shifts
41,000 days or shifts were lost in 2015/16 due to poor mental health
One psychological therapy session
A £20 donation will allow a fire fighter to attend a one-to-one psychological therapy session at one of our centres
A place on a group exercise session
Just £5 will allow a fire fighter to attend a group exercise session, an integral part of our psychological support programme