Tag Archives: Mental Health

WATCH: A Touching Tribute To ALL Emergency Services & NHS Personnel

Whenever I write about mental health, in the context of someone who has served both in the emergency services and armed forces, then I always think about a former colleague of mine from the thin blue line who took his own life.  The colleague in question, was the sort of Copper who EVERYONE loved because of his compassion, his desire

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‘It All Ended With No Case To Answer And Not Even An Apology For The Stress And Time of The Process’ | Anon

Following on from yesterday’s article that was sent into us about an officer that endured five years of emotional duress at the hands of the (then) IPCC, we received this email (below) this morning.  In yesterday’s article, we mentioned how it would appear that organisations such as the IPCC (now IOPC) make zero allowances for ‘scientific’ evidence (open source) that

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“For A Time I Didn’t Want To Be Here, On This Earth Anymore” | Guest Blog

“I write this email anonymously for a number of reasons but at the same time I need to get this off my chest. I hope it may help someone else one day, this happens all too often and it needs to stop. I’ve suffered for many years as a direct result of the ‘not’ so independent Police complaints commission, now

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‘I’m sorry I wasn’t resilient enough, when you called me a cruel name’ | Guest Blog

Earlier on today, we received a message via our Facebook page from a colleague on the thin green line. The message said: “I have been assaulted a few times whilst on shift and have had a gun and various knives pointed at me. “baseball bats too are often used as weapons against the NHS. “Following a bad day I had

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“A Paramedic With Over 30 Years Experience Resigns. This Is The 5th In As Many Months. That’s Over 100 Years Of Clinical Experience Gone…” | Guest Blog

This guest blog was sent into us via email (details below). We are sharing it, because we are passionate about the mental health and safety of our colleagues working on the front line of the emergency services & NHS. We are, quite frankly, shocked at just how many experienced paramedics are leaving the service. Something has to be done. The

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‘I was left with moments of silence in between her sobbing and wailing’ | 999 Police Control Room (Anon)

This blog was sent into us anonymously via email and contains the details of a 999 call which some people might find distressing.  We have changed some of the details contained within the article from the original in order to protect the identities of those involved.  We are sharing this because we think that this blog raises some very important

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Serving Police Officer Tries To Hang Himself Outside of Force HQ Building

I know that our facebook page is supposed to be about ‘humour’ but the point of the ‘humour’ is to try and help our colleagues who have to deal with the sort of incidents most people will never even hear about. The type of incidents and calls that can leave you with reoccurring nightmares. The job of being a police

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Male Thanks Cop Who Talked Him Down From Jumping Off A Bridge

A Police Officer who helped to talk a suicidal man down from a bridge that he was threatening to jump off, has been given a bunch of flowers by the thankful male after he was later released from hospital. At around 00:24 hrs on Saturday 1st September, Cheshire Police received a 999 call from a member of the publuc regarding

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‘The Lonely Bobbie’ | From A Serving Police Officer

A very reflective ‘snap shot’ of how many Officers on the ‘Thin Blue Line’ are currently feeling.   Monday 30th July | by Cop(ex) | @ES_Humour     This poem was sent into us via our website from a colleague who is currently serving on the ‘thin blue line’… For us, it captures the sentiment of many Officers who have been

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