By Merritt Kearns and Emily Langford
Looking to create or improve your fire department's health and safety program but unsure how to get started? With a wealth of information out there, here is a focused list of resources to get you moving in the right direction.
By Jon Hager
States such as Georgia have taken steps to restrict access to prescription opioids, but recent research suggests it's not enough to stem the opioid epidemic. Find out how examining the specific causes of opioid-related deaths can help determine what initiatives would be a more effective solution.
By Olivia Mead
Many in the fire service are skeptical about trying yoga, but its ability to enhance both mental and physical performance should not be underestimated. Find out how the foundational elements of yoga provide specific benefits to firefighters.
By Eric Brenneman
Firefighters know how to react to trouble, but when it comes to their mental health, reacting is not enough. Find out how simple yoga practices, that don't have anything to do with sporting yoga pants, can help firefighters build mental resilience.
By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski
Police officers need to start planning for retirement as early as possible, not just at the end of their careers. These effective strategies can help officers transition into a financially and emotionally secure retirement.
By Leslie D. McManus
As society becomes more aware of the dangers of over-prescribing opioids, it’s time to start looking for pain-management alternatives to help keep student-athletes in the competition without putting them at risk for addiction.