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Very high quality course. Excellent presenter, useful and practical information. Thank you so much for making this available to us at no cost to us.

Amy Washington - Chicago CPS

Thank you for your excellent review as well as some new helpful steps for the casualty/Response Personnel.

Jim Wallace - Chief, Emergency Services

This was one of the toughest workshops I've attended, but very informative and necessary for the work I do with the Red Cross.

Michelle Mugge, LPC - American Red Cross

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Mark Lamplugh

Suicide rates are on the increase among firefighters. In fact, the rates are beginning to catch up with the rates of law enforcement officers. Some of the same stressors affect both groups and more corporate culture changes are needed to ensure that the best possible assistance is provided to first responders who are feeling so stressed that they experience suicidal ideations.

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Breaking Up With My PTSD

Donna Syed

My almost life-long companion and I are actually breaking up. I should be more specific. What I’m breaking up with is more exactly known as C-PTSD, a form of PTSD. I think we’re in the final stages of our separation. It’s been a long and drawn-out breakup because that’s how it goes with C-PTSD. Once you get to know it well, you practice breaking up with it every day. Some days require more sorting out and negotiation than others.

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Helping First Responders Release Their Pain

Admin for Disaster Resource Guide

According to Global News, at least four Canadian first responders have committed suicide since the beginning of this year. The data comes from the Tema Conter Memorial Trust, an organization which also reports 34 first responders have killed themselves since April 29, 2014.

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The K-LOVE Crisis Response Training (CRT) is about impacting community through Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training and helping to create a network of first responders within the community that will be useful in a time of need or disaster. 

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