Kern a former retained firefighter from Dorset Fire and Rescue Service applied to The Fire Fighters Charity for psychological support. Kern has since visited both Jubilee House and Marine Court on the rehabilitation programme.

During his recent visit to Marine Court we caught up with him to find out about his experience with the Charity. Here he talks candidly about how his life has changed over the past year and how the Charity’s psychological therapy team has supported him through some tough times.