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Carrying the Weight of PTSD to Raise Awareness and Support

Like many people in the fire service, the gravity of what Diana has seen and experienced lingered with her, leading to a diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In 2009, she began competing in off-road trail races and triathlons to deal with her PTSD symptoms and found great healing in the sport.

fire sprinkler systems and automatic fire alarm systems
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Working with fire sprinkler systems and automatic fire alarm systems

To help firefighters prepare for these incidents, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) launched a new training module, Automatic Fire Sprinkler and Alarm Systems, on the Fire Hero Learning Network (FHLN).

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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches Survey on Suicide Prevention Efforts

The NFFF has partnered with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, a leading suicidologist with experience in developing innovative programs for first responders. As part of this assessment, Dr. Spencer-Thomas created a survey to gather feedback from fire service members (active, retired and non-uniformed), support groups (clinicians, EAP providers, chaplaincy groups, etc.) and family members.

Chief John Tippett
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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Welcomes Chief John Tippett

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Chief John Tippett to serve as the Foundation’s Director of Fire Service Programs.

Burn Awareness Week
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It’s Time for a Hero Campaign Marks Burn Awareness Week

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is proud to join The Phoenix Society during Burn Awareness Week 2018 to empower burn survivors, to show burn survivors as positive role models, and to raise awareness and acceptance by sharing the real-life stories of those recovering from a burn injury.

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NFFF Congratulates Jack Sullivan on Receiving the FDSOA Lifetime Achievement Award

Richard Maddox, chairman of the FDSOA board of directors, announced John (Jack) Sullivan, director of training, Emergency Responder Safety Institute, the 2018 winner of the annual Dave Dodson Lifetime Service Award.

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Fire Hero Learning Network Launches Certificate Program

The NFFF has debuted a new tool in its mission to prevent firefighter deaths and injuries. The Foundation’s Fire Hero Learning Network now offers an Emergency Services Risk Reduction Program Certificate.

San Diego Fire-Rescue: Leadership So Everyone Goes Home
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New documentary features San Diego Fire-Rescue

In a new National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) documentary featuring San Diego Fire-Rescue, Chief Brian Fennessy talks about one critical incident the department faced where he didn’t envision the difficult path it would take.

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Finding peace of mind and wellness for the fire service

A variety of departments provided their expertise to develop the guide to help others create a successful behavioral health program. It emphasizes the key roles department leadership, firefighters, peer support and clinical support play to maintain these efforts.

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Coming Soon! New NFFF Documentary Features San Diego Fire – Rescue

The new video looks at the many challenges officers and chiefs face in trying to keep firefighters safe and healthy.

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ResponderSafety.Com Launches Distracted Driving Campaign

ResponderSafety.Com has developed tools to get the message out about the dangers distracted drivers pose to responders.
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Be a Hero, Save A Hero® App
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Download the Be a Hero, Save A Hero® App with Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

The new Be a Hero, Save a Hero® app from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation can help you stay safe with valuable fire prevention information, special weather and seasonal notifications, and more.
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