‘Campaign to Help Survivors of PTS’ – Nine Network Afternoon News Brisbane
Daryl Elliott Green participated in the campaign to help survivors of Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). Professionals drove thousands of kilometres to highlight what emergency services and military personnel go through.
The campaign was a convoy, The Stand Tall for PST Lightning Bolt Convoy, held to raise awareness for PTS, de-stigmatise the condition, and support the raising of funds to research more effective treatment for the illness.
Channel Nine News Brisbane reporter Phil Willmington said, ‘This convoy is being described as a benchmark, a watershed, in terms of raising awareness of PTS in the Australian community. They are not just talking about the military veterans who have been into war, they are talking about the protectors in our community, first responders, the ambulance officers, the police officers, the fire fighters. The numbers are staggering, it is estimated… ’.
Watch the video to learn about the number of people affected by PTS, more about the convoy, and Daryl’s experience of PTS and his support for the campaign.