Behavioral Health for the Fire Service
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Behavioral health is just as important as physical health for firefighters and emergency service personnel. Take this course to learn more about what behavioral health means to you, its cultural progress and future potential, along with some of the many concerns first responders and their families are facing. The presentation also covers a variety of tools, resources, and programs to help those impacted by the job overcome existing or potential behavioral health issues.
If applicable, please download any handouts before beginning the course.
In 2011, Jeff Dill founded Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA). This organization is a 501 (3) (C). www.ffbha.org
Jeff travels the United States & Canada holding workshops to educate firefighters & EMS about behavioral health awareness and suicide prevention. FBHA is the only known organization that tracks and validates data on all FF and EMT suicides across the United States. In addition, FBHA holds classes for counselors/chaplains, family members and preparing for retirement.
Jeff Dill holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Argosy University (IL), a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a retired Captain at Palatine Rural Fire Protection District in Inverness, Illinois.
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