Canadian Firefighter Magazine

Online program gives firefighters some advance notice about the trauma and tragedy they’ll face

By Phil Melnychuk, Delta Optimist   

News BC canadian firefighter firefighters First Responders mental health

Mar. 20, 2024, Delta, B.C. – When you spend every day on the job dealing with the worst days of others, the toll on mental health is inevitable and can be deadly. A usual shift for a firefighter can be extricating a motorist in agony from a vehicle wreck, saving a person who’s turned blue from an overdose, or shot in an act of street violence or injured on the job, to say nothing of quenching the flames after someone has watched their beloved home burn to the ground. | READ MORE

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