First-Responder PTSD and Recovery with Narelle Fraser

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Lecture Overview

Paramedics and other first-responders may witness the most traumatic incidents in the line of duty. In this session, guest speaker, former Victorian Police Detective, Narelle Fraser, shares her experience of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after working on some of the state’s most high-profile criminal cases, and how she came to terms with and ultimately recovered from her condition.

(Content warning: This lecture includes references to multiple violent crimes, sexual assault, crimes involving children and animals, and instances of mental illness, which may be distressing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.)