Cases involving sexual abuse of children have a strong impact, and this impact can become stronger if the staff member is, or becomes, a parent. Photograph: iStock

Emotional trauma is an invisible wound. It can lead people to seek relief in self-medicating and can numb them emotionally. When the trauma isn’t pri(...)

Nearly 60% of legal staff surveyed in the office of the DPP are suffering from medium to high levels of trauma. File photograph: Getty Images

Nearly 60 per cent of legal staff surveyed in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) are suffering from medium to high levels of trau(...)