Resilient Responder Family Support

Do you have a first responder in your family or close circle of friends?

First responders are exposed to many traumatic events during the course of their work, and over time, these exposures can have a negative impact on their mental health. The Calgary Fire Department (CFD) works closely with mental health professionals to ensure their first responders have as many resources as possible available to them, to help them maintain good mental health.

Family members and close friends can also help first responders maintain good mental health by being aware of the warning signs of mental stress or distress.

If you have a first responder in your life, please consider taking CFD’s Resilient Responder Family Support Online Course. It’s free, it’s informative and it could help you help someone you love!

Call 9-1-1 immediately if there is an emergency and you need help.

Take the course online now!

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Course information

  • Cost: Free
  • Course duration: approximately 2 hours
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Additional resources

This PDF provides links to various support resources.

More information

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