Dr. David Black discusses his work with firefighters on behavioral health and mental fitness issues

Understanding the three reasons firefighters tend to avoid seeking help, and what firefighters can do to manage growing stress

In this episode of FireRescue1's Side Alpha podcast, host Marc Bashoor speaks with Dr. David Black, a clinical psychologist and founder and president of Cordico, to discusses mental fitness within the fire service, addressing why firefighters don't seek help for behavioral health concerns, as well as how firefighters and fire service leaders can help each other and themselves when stresses grow. Dr. Black also clarifies the meaning of mindfulness and how firefighters can exercise their mind.

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