Resilient Minds – Building the Psychological Health of Fire Fighters is a skill-building program, which addresses the need for education on psychological trauma, mental health problems and building resiliency. The program aims to decrease the risk of developing a stress disorder or other mental illnesses due to workplace incidents and/or unhealthy stress, to mitigate the negative impacts of mental illness and trauma through early recognition and early intervention, to support the public while on the frontline, and to improve the psychological health of fire staff while cultivating resilience and enhancing quality of life. READ MORE
Program contact: Amanda Brazil / firstname.lastname@example.org / (902) 628-3651
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
There are a number of opportunities to learn more and develop new skills through our education and training programs. Please click HERE for a complete list of what we offer.
There are a number of self-help groups across the island that we support. There is one that is currently active and specifically for first responders. Participating in self-help offers social support, relief from isolation and provides education and practical information. Most importantly you know you’re not alone because you’re surrounded by others with similar struggles and experiences. Click HERE for a complete list.