Stress and resilience are two words which are commonplace in our industry, now imagine life not as a highways worker but instead a fighter pilot flying one of the opening missions of the Iraq war.
Add to that that in your first sort of the day you were taken captive, beaten and were paraded on global television to a worldwide audience.
Well that was John Peters life for 7 weeks from January the 17th 1991.
In this interview, recorded as part of our content for Mental Health Awareness week, Jamie Forsyth, Mental Health Champion for Amey, interviews John, talking about the pressures of becoming a pilot, the 7 weeks in captivity and life since and what he now does to help society and industry to build resilience.
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