The ambulance community must deal with difficult, and often traumatic, situations every day, and alongside life’s usual stresses, it can take a real toll on their mental health. If you’re struggling, TASC is here to provide independent and confidential mental health support.
It’s okay not to be okay, but if you’re seriously struggling with your mental health, TASC is here to provide independent, confidential, and tailored support so you can continue doing the job you love.
Every year, our mental health support is our most in-demand service, accounting for 4 in every 5 interventions we provide. People come to us for help for a number of reasons and in the past, we’ve helped individuals who’ve been experiencing:
To name a few.
We work with a range of qualified experts to offer one-to-one talking therapies and online help. When you apply for support, we will assess your application and then refer you to the best treatment pathway for you.
TASC also runs a 24/7 phoneline to provide immediate and ongoing support to ambulance staff who are feeling suicidal or experiencing suicidal thoughts. The service is completely independent and confidential, and staffed with qualified counsellors.
Need help? Call the service on 0300 373 0898Learn more
On our website we have lots of information and resources to offer advice, guidance, and ideas to help you manage and cope.Learn more
TASC’s Online Wellbeing Hub is full of information and guidance on a range of topics, from stress and low mood to healthy eating and better sleep. If you register on the platform, you can also access online evidence-based therapy modules.Learn more
Daniel came to TASC experiencing anxiety and depression after a series of traumatic jobs that left him feeling devastated, lost and unable to face any more death. We arranged for Daniel to have sessions with our in-house counsellor to talk about traumatic bereavement.
Daniel, Paramedic, East Midlands
Sophie’s Team Leader suggested she contact TASC when she was off sick due to stress and anxiety. TASC arranged for her to receive counselling and our in-house counsellor also gave Sophie techniques to help her when she was struggling.
Sophie, frontline staff member, Scotland
Robert came to TASC because he was struggling with his mental health which was also starting to affect his physical wellbeing. We arranged for Robert to have sessions with our in-house counsellor to talk about coping techniques and we also funded sessions for him to meet with an external counsellor to help with his PTSD symptoms.
Robert, Ambulance Care Assistant, Aylesbury
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