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The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
Paramedic Willie Doan Shares an urgent plea for change in a time when employee wellbeing is often sidelined in favor of productivity and profit
Collaboration between EMS and community resources is key to creating a stronger network of mental health crisis response
20-foot-wide stainless-steel netting now runs along both sides of the 1.7-mile bridge
Know the risk factors and how to implement a screening tool during patient transports
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced it will be providing onsite services throughout the state
The St. Tammany Fire Protection District pilot program will use a behavioral health center specialist for crisis calls
First responders in Kansas hope the Missouri bill will encourage their own legislators to pass a similar PTSD benefits bill
Audrey Hallatschek’s father and mother had no idea she needed help
The call volume has been increasing every year and includes more than drug-related overdoses
The film calls attention to the stress and traumatic scenes the emergency responder community faces
Under the measure, public safety leaders could classify first responder suicides as LODDs, and victims’ families would be eligible for a $100,000 benefit
Documents show Kansas City’s civil rights department investigated and substantiated her complaints that her supervisor “taunted and terrorized her”
The origins of EMS Gives Life and the Code Green Campaign, and the FBHA Suicide Register
Giovanna Vittori filed her discrimination lawsuit in 2018; later that year, she died from a medication overdose at 38