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Dr. Derrick Edwards – a firefighter, professor, counselor and chaplain – details psych concepts that impact firefighter work and home life
Part 1 — The San Diego Fire-Rescue captain shares the emotional story of how a seemingly “routine call” quickly escalated to a near-fatal stabbing
The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
What happens when the sights, sounds and smells from tragedy become too much to bear
Identifying the top three manners of death for on- and off-duty firefighters
The U.S. fire administrator touted the work of the Fire and Life Safety Communicator’s Initiative and the collaborative effort to focus on the fire service’s messaging challenges through #FireServiceOneVoice
First responders in Kansas hope the Missouri bill will encourage their own legislators to pass a similar PTSD benefits bill
The Tumwater Fire Department joins the Thurston County Peer Support Consortium, helping FFs with stress and traumatic incidents
Personal reactions to trauma take many forms, but some offer important clues that you may be experiencing PTSD
St. Paul Fire Capt. Chris Parsons championed legislation about cancer, assisting injured firefighters and dealing with PTSD
Understanding the physical impact on the brain can help destigmatize trauma-related injury and mitigate the impacts of trauma
Jeff Dill details the early days of the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance and its ongoing mission to provide support for first responders
“The first thing you feel is failure. We want to be able to save our brother or sister,” said Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 spokesman Patrick Quane
Mindfulness techniques and takeaways from an eye movement desensitization and reprocessing training course