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Portland’s in-house mental health coordinator cuts the costs of sending firefighters out of state for support
Enhance decision-making, stress management and overall mental resilience in situations of extreme stress
Bryan Johnson’s biohacking protocol has gone viral – could this practice benefit your wellbeing?
A top-tier athlete breathwork coach shares exercises to reset your mindset on and off shift
Be alert to these phrases and ready to be empathetic and non-judgmental
Corrine Flammer, N.J.’s first mental health resilience officer, details how fire/EMS leaders can create custom resiliency plans that address the needs of individual members
Being a good listener is often more valuable than offering solutions
Our control is mostly limited to our thoughts, attitudes, actions and decisions about what steps to take next
Dr. David Black, president of Wellness Solutions for Lexipol, welcomes first responders and their families to the second annual First Responder Wellness Week
Take steps to prioritize your wellness so you can better serve your community, your colleagues and your family
People who suffer from a moral injury experience significant changes in their worldview, their outlook, their core beliefs and values
Solutions to navigate the most common family-centric concerns voiced by firefighters
These tips, tools, products and services are designed to promote emotional and psychological resilience
It comes down to selecting the right members and training them in two key areas
Many EAPs go beyond counseling resources to help members with nutrition, exercise, family dynamics and financial assistance
Cold showers offer a powerful and accessible tool for officers to combat stress, boost resilience and cultivate mental clarity
Understaffed, overworked first responders need robust wellness programs to combat stress
Bill would allow consumption of psychedelic mushrooms under professional supervision by a licensed therapist
The Best in Biz Award recognizes the new version of Lexipol’s Cordico wellness app for first responders
The more we can recognize and understand how our thoughts work, the better equipped we will be to break the habit
The firefighter-influencer shares his love of making videos and poking fun of the industry – but mostly himself
First responders can search for providers by by location, areas of expertise, accepted insurance, licensure and telehealth
The study investigated how burnout influenced the relationships between work stress, workplace support measures, COVID-specific assistance strategies and potentially harmful substance use
Takotsubo syndrome might be a clinical trap, but the firehouse shouldn’t be
As a fire chief, you can’t stop traumatic calls from happening, but you can show up and support your crews before, during and after
The Orange County Fire Authority program helps firefighters with stress and serves as a liaison to additional mental health resources
Firefighters pinpoint their top stressors and acknowledge the impact of stress on the quality of service provided
Firefighters feel generally positive about the job, but they report high stress, and many have considered leaving their organization