Host Dave McGlynn interviews Lieutenant Matty Brown about suicide and depression in the emergency services as well as the importance of preventing that as a leader.
Like understanding the factors that lead to exertion deaths and deaths by vehicle crashes, we need to know how suicides happen and what we can do to prevent them, writes Hersch Wilson.
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.
Your life matters more than you know, and our lives are NOT better without you in it. Paul Combs and Sarah Gura on firefighters and suicide.
Danny Nicholson looks at the need to train firefighters to call a "Mental Mayday" when critical stress begins to mount.
Seeking help is not weakness. Your life matter. YOU matter more than you know!
Dena Ali discusses some common myths surrounding suicide and mental health disorders as they relate to first responders.
"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.