Listen today as a fellow brother in the fire service, indeed a blue shirt, bravely recounts his own battle with depression- how he suffered, how he handled it, and how he emerged on “the other side”.
In part 3 of our series, listen in as Chief Pat Kenny bares his soul about his struggles, both personally as a father and professionally as a chief officer at his department, with the tragic suicide death of his young son.
If one of your brothers or sisters started showing signs that they are in need of some type of help, would you know what tools to reach for? Would you know how to use the tools? Do you even know where the toolbox is?
Now more than ever before, we have an incredible amount of new resources with which to assist us as we begin to change our attitudes toward the way we address these behavioral health issues which have always been there, but we were always afraid to confront.
Host Chief Billy D. Hayes, Chief Dennis Rubin, and Chief Richard Marinucci give specific pieces of advice on how to put yourself in a better position to achieve each of your goals by negotiating the political hurdles placed in your way.
Don’t be the next statistic of a firefighter killed because he/she neglected to use their seat belt. You owe it to your family. Be more intelligent than lazy.
If your department is considering social media policies and/or employing a PIO and a media management policy, take a few moments to listen in on this topical and informative discussion with Chief Billy D. Hayes and Michael Brooks of CNN.
NFFF’s Fire Hero Radio host Dave Statter netcasts live from Fire Rescue International 2011 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta for the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.
As part of the Everyone Goes Home® program, a briefing on Initiative 13 – Behavioral Health (Consensus Protocol on Firefighter Behavioral Health) was presented at Firehouse Expo 2011 in Baltimore. Fire Hero Radio Host David Statter sits down with these two special guests for an overview of their presentation.
Firefighter Netcast – Safe Firefighter of the Month Program with PA Fire Commissioner Ed Mann and Bruce Lear
Pennsylvania Fire Commissioner Edward Mann and Hale Pump’s Bruce Lear promote the Safe Firefighter of the Month program and announce the first winner. Christopher Naum announces he is joining the Firefighter NetCast family with the premiere of his new show, “Taking It To The Streets” on July 21.