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.

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.

July 20, 2020

ResponderStrong Helps Firefighters Succeed and Thrive

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

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.

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.

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.

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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