First responders are handed the worst of what humanity has to offer on a daily basis. Over time, their exposure to these stresses can take a toll on their mental health. But few will openly talk about it.
Our first responders answer the calls on our worst days. Over time, their exposure to the stresses of the job and traumatic events can take a toll on their mental health. But few will openly talk about it. There’s a stigma that comes with this discussion and we’re trying to break it.
One of the biggest dangers our first responders face today is Post Traumatic Stress, more often referred to as PTSD.
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