Stories and Videos from Frontline Professionals
If you are a health care or public safety professional who has firsthand experience with the benefits of peer support, professional support or learning resiliency skills — share your story.
Sharing your story, or even offering words of encouragement, will help frontline professionals across the nation experience the strength that comes with reaching out to others for support. It’s also a powerful way to stand with your fellow frontline responders no matter where you are. We stand stronger when we stand together.
I Don’t Want to Lose Any More Friends: First Responders are Not Alone
In the past few years, Officer Victor Machese has lost five of his close friends on the force due to suicide. It was these losses that moved Victor to do more to stem the tide of first responder deaths by suicide.
Nurse Practitioners Are Human, Too
It's easy to forget that you're not immune to work-related stress.
Some Shifts End With You Not Being Okay
Reach out for support. There are people who understand.
How Do You Keep a Positive Mental Attitude?
Veteran officer discusses how he syncs mind and body on a daily basis to manage stress and stay positive.
A 911 Communication Officer's Experience
These three words may be the most important three words that you've ever spoken.
This Pandemic Affects Us All
Find ways to step away and stay strong. Take care of yourself, mentally and physically.
Paulding County Fire Company 1 Stands With You
For everyone on the front lines – we are all in this together.
Help From My Friends
"Don't try to fight this battle alone, don't be afraid to ask for a helping hand,"
From NAMI and #FirstRespondersFirst
The National Wellness Survey for Public Safety will help identify and develop the best support for America’s public safety professionals.
These common traits teach us proven effective approaches on how to bend, but not break in the face of adversity.
First responders dealing with PTSD is the focus of an upcoming documentary by filmmaker Conrad Weaver.