The mental and physical stress of firefighting and repeated exposure to trauma can lead to depression, anxiety, acute stress reactions,
post-traumatic stress, and suicidal ideation. Self-medication with alcohol and drugs can result in substance abuse disorders.
Behavior health screening.
1. Prime MD
Saving Those Who Save Others
The mission of Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance is to collaborate, develop and implement behavioral health awareness, prevention, intervention, and post crisis strategies to provide firefighters with an easily accessible and confidential source of information.