In light of the recent tragedy in Boston and the many LODDs this year, I feel compelled to finally complete the Firewives Guide to PTSD, in hopes that it reaches someone who might need it. I remember searching for … Read the rest
In this weeks installment of The Firewives Guide to PTSD, I'll be discussing treatment options.
There are 3 main options for PTSD treatment. Your firefighters treatment will vary based on your provider, what your firefighter is comfortable with and what … Read the rest
Talking to your firefighter about mental health … Read the rest
Welcome back to the second installment of Firewives Guide to PTSD. Today, I'm going to discuss the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. As Firewives, we may not be on the front lines, so to speak, but no one is … Read the rest
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is the dirty little secret of the fire service. … Read the rest
24/48, 48/72, 96s, recall, Kelly days, fire season and mandatory OT, are all terms familiar to a firefighter's wife. In addition to balancing work, kids, marriage and other obligations, as most people have to do, fire wives also frequently have … Read the rest