Mental Health and Resilience Among Rural Emergency Personnel

First responders prioritize the safety and well-being of their communities, which can be stressful and traumatic for them. This can lead to burnout, depression, substance abuse, vicarious trauma and unhealthy coping mechanisms. Fortunately, many resources exist for first responders to get help and treatment. Whether it’s one-on-one counseling, peer support or crisis hotlines, these options … Read more