ARTICLES ABOUT firefighters

May 2, 2023

Common Mental Health Illnesses and Treatment Options

Firefighters and first responders are at a higher risk of developing certain mental health issues due to the nature of their work. Here are some of the most common types and treatments available.

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February 24, 2023

The Stigma of Behavioral Health

Discussing behavioral health issues can be a difficult task, especially given the stigma. These tips can help address the topic.

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July 20, 2020

ResponderStrong Helps Firefighters Succeed and Thrive

This organization brings a unique holistic perspective to providing critical care for first responders.

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July 10, 2018

TargetSolutions’ New Course Focuses on Firefighter Cancer Prevention

TargetSolutions’ all-new course, NFPA 1851: Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting, raises awareness of leading causes of cancer in the fire service and instructs personnel on firefighter cancer prevention measures.

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July 10, 2018

Firefighting into the Future

Firefighters place themselves in harm’s way for their communities every day, and as technology continues to propel forward, new advancements proffer potentially life-changing benefits to the men and women in the fire service.

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January 2, 2018

Fit Responder Injury Free

Injuries are hard to diagnose, difficult to treat, and can take a firefighter out of service early. To help respond to those hazards, we have partnered with Fit Responder, a targeted soft tissue injury prevention program administered by a team of former firefighters and public safety professionals.

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April 5, 2014

Hearts in the Right Place

If you’re a firefighter in Northern Colorado or in one of several mountain communities, chances are you know Tiffany Lipsey, assistant director of CSU’s Human Performance Clinical/Research Laboratory (HPCRL) in the College of Health and Human Sciences.

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