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Police pioneer surf therapy to help emergency staff combat mental health issues

Police have developed the first scheme of its kind that uses surf therapy as a treatment method for post-traumatic stress disorder, stress and mental health issues. Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police, which have developed the project, say it is the first in the world that is specifically tailored to the needs of the emergency services.Surfwell, which was founded by serving police officers, has been used by around 70 emergency service workers since June last year.

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