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Mental Health


March 13, 2016 // 1 Comment

I am going to start this article off with a minor disclaimer before we get into the meat of the post. First, yes, I said meat…and this is not going to be anything about [...]

Suicide Risk Factors

November 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Suicide Risk Factors Many have pointed out that the risk factors for suicide mirror the population of the fire service. Importantly, it has also been noted that thousands of [...]

Accepting Mediocrity

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mediocrity is a dangerous blight on the fire service.  In volunteer and full-time departments alike, we accept mediocrity in our equipment, personnel and even in ourselves. [...]

April 11, 2015 // 2 Comments

Firestrong is an independently operated online resource for members of the Fire Service and their families. The mission of Firestrong is to offer mental, emotional, and [...]