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How support for mental health makes a difference in the fire service – Darren’s story

Organisation: Mind


Darren, from the London Fire Brigade, has suffered from mental ill health for as long as he can remember. However, being able to talk about the stresses he experiences has helped him a lot. He now visits London Fire Brigade stations and departments to talk about his experiences. With help from senior officers and his commissioner, he has set up a mental health support group for staff and their families, named United Minds.

This short video covers his story.

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