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Checking In: A Behavioral Health Size-Up

This podcast supports this initiative by providing information on behavioral health topics that fire departments face every day.

Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #13 states: Firefighters and their families must have access to counseling and psychological support.

The goal is to provide a foundation for a discussion on how to address behavioral health practices to help firefighters and their families. 

This podcast is managed by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and is hosted by Craig Luecke.

Listen to the Episodes

This episode of Checking In: A Behavioral Health Size-Up podcast features an interview with Division Chief Scott Heiss, of the Denver Fire Department about their newly implemented behavioral health wellness center. A panel of experts discusses clinical support. Topics and interviews regarding behavioral health, stress injury, and PTSD.
In this episode of Checking In: A Behavioral Health Size-Up, a panel of experts discusses PTSD self-awareness. Topics and interviews feature discussions on behavioral health, stress injury, and PTSD of our firefighters, police, EMS, and military.
This episode of Checking In: A Behavioral Health Size-Up podcast features a panel of experts discussing the role of team leaders in recognizing and dealing with stress injury or PTSD with their team members. This podcast series talks about the issues surrounding stress injury and PTSD with our first responders.
This episode of Checking In: A Behavioral Health Size-Up podcast features an interview with Captain Greg Burns, of Howard County Fire & Rescue (MD) discussing their behavioral health training. A panel of experts discuss peer support. Topics and interviews regarding behavioral health, stress injury and PTSD of our firefighters, police, EMS, and military are discussed.
Firefighters and EMS professionals and their families must have the resources to deal with the various complications that their jobs can bring to their lives, especially issues regarding emotional and psychological stress. The Checking In: A Behavioral Health Size-Up podcast talks about the issues surrounding stress injury and PTSD with our first responders.