Psychology Today reviews recommendations to the fire service and to mental health professionals.

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on 26 Feb 2019 6:30 AM
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People in public service professions tend to be “fixers,” Hamilton Fire Department Lt. Jason Callihan said Monday night. Unsolvable problems stick in their gears. For Callihan, that problem was the Dec. 28, 2015 death of colleague Patrick Wolterman. The true shock of it still wouldn’t hit until 2017, when he and others at the station realized how tightly they were gripping their pain.
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on 08 Feb 2019 5:26 AM
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Published in PostBulletin

By Emily Cutts Public Safety Reporter, Jan 16, 2019 Updated Jan 17, 2019

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on 23 Jan 2019 11:25 PM
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The issue of suicide among first responders is not commonly talked about, but those with mental illness think it needs to become part of the job and training to look for warning signs.

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on 27 Dec 2018 8:18 PM
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