The Covid-19 vaccination debate has been toxic and harmful at work and in our personal lives.  NZPFU National Secretary Wattie Watson talks to Clinical Pyschologist Catherine Gallagher about why we have developed and harboured such strong views in this crisis and what we need to think about if we want to keep our mates and partners.  This is a point in our history – our relationships with family, colleagues and friends should be more enduring than the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

If anyone needs support please reach out to your union representative, your management, a welfare officer or someone you trust.  No one should struggle alone.

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