Some time ago, my husband and I went through a rough patch in our marriage. I was shaken and scared of what waited ahead for us, and he was stubborn and unmovable. This all happened over a very busy weekend.… Read the rest
Our firefighters head off to work every single day knowing that they may face an incident that shakes them. Sometimes that incident can replay over and over in their heads causing prolonged trauma. What most people and even Fire Families … Read the rest
When my husband made the decision to become a firefighter, my first thoughts could be described as: “Sexy – Firemen – Calendar – Yum – Hero.” Thinking back, I laugh at my incredibly selfish motives when I encouraged him to … Read the rest
PTSD is an aspect of the FireLife that I will not pretend to have all the answers. There are too many factors involved and I prefer to send people to as much information as possible in hopes that
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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