PTSD in the firefighting community

It is National Mental Health Awareness Month which is a great reason to talk about the invisible injuries firefighters suffer from because of the physical and mental stress of their jobs. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is alive and well in the...
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Into Harms Way

There are always the annual anniversary articles of remembrance, patriotism and honor that reappear around observed holidays or prominent historical dates, like the upcoming anniversary of the September 11th attacks. However, modern historical events...
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35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. Thousands attend the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.   Th...
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Thank You Whole Foods Market

Redondo Beach Firefighters are thankful for the ongoing support of Whole Foods market in the Redondo Beach community.Join us on March 10, 2016, Whole Foods has graciously agreed to donate 5% of all proceeds to the Community Relief Fund. The Redondo B...
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No Easy Cure for PTSD

David J. Morris, a former Marine infantry officer, has suffered with PTSD for years. In a fascinating first-hand account of his experience, which appears on The New York Times's website, he writes eloquently about his negative experiences with one VA...
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