Category: First Responders

What is the Share The Load Program?

October 22, 2014

Being a firefighter comes with a ton of tremendous rewards. The brotherhood we share is unparalleled in any other profession. We sacrifice […]

Peer Support Programs Can Address Mental Health Issues

October 14, 2014

Police officers are expected to protect and serve our communities, but who protects them and their emotional welfare? So often, mental health […]

Depression Among First Responders

August 8, 2014

Everyone else is running away from the fire, but you’re charging right into it. Gunfire rings out in a crowded store and […]

Crisis Mode: 911 Operators Suffer in Silence

July 25, 2014

“9-1-1, what’s your emergency?” To the person calling 911 for help in an emergency, these words are a lifeline. But little thought […]

When Should a First Responder Reach Out for Help?

July 23, 2014

For first responders, job-related stress and strain can be off the charts. Police, fire and EMS personnel often see and do things […]

You’re a firefighter, and you have PTSD

June 25, 2014

It happened again. As you bolt upright in bed, your heart is racing and your sheets are soaked with sweat. You scream […]

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