Featured Resource: Share the Load

Thanksgiving is next week, kicking off a holiday season that lasts over a month. While firefighters, EMTs, and their families face stress all year long, this time of year can be particularly difficult. If you, a fellow first responder, or a family member is experiencing excessive stress, depression, anxiety, addiction, or other concerns, help is available. Call the Fire/EMS Helpline at 1-888-731-FIRE (3473). Also review this article that contains tips for managing stress. Find other resources for behavioral wellbeing through the NVFC’s Share the Load program at www.nvfc.org/help.