Firefighter nonprofit launches traveling behavioral health workshop

The Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance aims to educate firefighters and EMTs about suicide prevention and awareness


By FireRescue1 Staff

ANTHEM, Ariz. — A firefighter nonprofit is embarking on a nationwide tour to educate first responders on the importance of behavioral health and suicide prevention.

The Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance is launching a yearlong traveling workshop to promote behavioral health and suicide prevention awareness to first responders across the country.

The Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance is launching a yearlong traveling workshop to promote behavioral health and suicide prevention awareness to first responders across the country. (Photo/Courtesy of FBHA)
The Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance is launching a yearlong traveling workshop to promote behavioral health and suicide prevention awareness to first responders across the country. (Photo/Courtesy of FBHA)

FBHA’s workshop “Takin’ it to the Streets” will be available in 40 states spanning 1,600 miles during 2019. First responders will learn how to recognize behavioral health stress through role play and expert Q&A.

Pricing packages are available, as well as grants to provide the workshop for agencies and departments at no cost.

For a list of planned stops, visit the FBHA website. To schedule a workshop for your organization, contact the FBHA at workshop@ffbha.org or 847-209-8208.

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