PTSD

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Just a Rookie

No one signs up for trauma because it’s fun. We sign up for trauma to help people out of it, not to wear the scars of it for the rest of our lives.

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Navigating Suicidal Ideation

We shouldn’t wait for things to get ugly or to the point of someone thinking about suicide before we take the first steps of prevention. We need to start conversations now, right now, so that everyone is aware of what to do.

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Cumulative Trauma: The Unseen Weight

Traumatic events bear a weight and, though most responders shove that small weight aside or push the experiences down, it builds and builds over time. This is cumulative trauma and many first responders carry it, many unknowingly.