We all wear masks to some extent, but sometimes these masks conceal despair and inner pain. It's okay to not be okay, says Paul Combs.
Fire EMS

"Going your separate ways after the call may be business as usual and, although perfectly fine in most cases, it is not as much so following something as traumatic as suicide," writes Michael Morse.

Exercising situational awareness and not being complacent will not only help first responders but it will also allow for an incident action plan to fall in to place at these particular incidents, writes Robert Bohrer.