To our First Responder community and their families. These are some trying times, fear of the pandemic, the stresses from home, work, or the family.
We are all being asked to do a lot under some very stressful conditions with a lot of uncertainty and in some cases with limited resources. We see things, we deal with things and now seeing the impact this pandemic is having on our country, our community, our coworkers, friends and in some cases our own family.
Suicide and Mental Health issues are on the rise in the First Responder community. These are some difficult times. Know that there are folks that are out that you can reach out to to and talk, or share your feelings and frustrations.
In the words of Sgt. Phil Esterhaus "Hey Let's Be Safe Out There" from the show Hill Street Blues. Let's look out for one another and families of First Responders, look out for your love ones.
The Virginia Department of Health Office of EMS' “Make the Call” campaign reminds first responders and those that know and love them that it is okay to make ...