Understanding normal reactions to abnormal situations

In this clip, Gill Moreton, Clinical Lead for the Emergency Services at NHS Lothian’s Rivers Centre, and Gail Topping, a paramedic with the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS), discuss some common reactions you or a colleague might have in response to stressful or traumatic experiences.

About the speakers

Gill is the Service lead for Lifelines Scotland, which provides training and online resources to the blue light community in Scotland on peer and post-trauma support. You can learn more about the work that Lifelines do by visiting their website.

Gail co-developed the ‘R U OK?’ peer support campaign within the Scottish Ambulance Service, which aimed to help promote conversations around mental health and wellbeing. You can read more about the campaign by following this link.

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