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The First Responder Center for Excellence to Host Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium at a Crucial Time

Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium

Once hidden in the shadows, behavioral health has become a high priority issue for the fire service in recent years. Fire department and union leadership, clinicians, and line firefighters now gather to help one another build programs to care for the mental health and well-being of one another. The First Responder Center for Excellence (FRCE) will bring experts together again in October to look at the latest developments in behavioral health.

The timing of this Symposium could not be more crucial. As the COVID-19 pandemic adds unprecedented levels of stress and burnout, concerns for the behavioral health of firefighters and other first responders have in some ways become greater than fear of the virus.

The FRCE invites you to join us October 13-14 in Chantilly, Virginia, for this important event and to learn more about how to bring these crucial programs to your department. To learn more, visit www.firstrespondercenter.org. Discounted early registration ends May 31.