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FireFit!

May 22, 2017 // 3 Comments

What makes us fit for duty? Training. What training are we referring to? Tasks used to perform our job. Whether it be a technical rescue, hazmat knowledge, ARFF, district [...]

Firefighter Therapy 101

March 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Here is some valuable information providing a differentiation of services available to Firefighters. Is there a difference between counseling and therapy? Is a Psychologist [...]

Firefighter Depression

March 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

Secret Signs of Hidden Depression People who suffer from secret or concealed depression usually do not want to acknowledge how serious their feelings are. They often put on a [...]

Firefighter Anxiety

March 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

What is anxiety? Anxiety can come from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or during a time you feel you have no control of the [...]

Firefighter Resiliency

March 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

What is resiliency? One of the most important aspects of a firefighter’s life and mental health is resiliency. Resilience is often defined as one’s ability to [...]

Sleep Deprivation

June 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

THE BIOLOGY OF SLEEP Every person needs a different amount of sleep to awaken feeling refreshed. Individual sleep requirements are genetic and may be hereditary. Scientists [...]