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Suicide Prevention and Awareness Safety Stand Down: Part 1

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Since firefighters spend long shifts together -- either on the lines or in the station -- they have a special view when one of their brothers or sisters is having trouble. Here are some common signs and symptoms of someone who may be struggling:

-Changes in eating habits such as overeating or a loss of appetite

-Overly worried, even about smaller thing

-Inability to concentrate, memory recall issues, or the inability to think clearly

-Unusual expressions of hopelessness or despair

-Restlessness, irritability, insomnia

-Loss of interest in activities

-Changes in energy levels

-Alcohol or substance use changes.

Do you know a firefighter? Please share these tools and resources below:

Firefighters, please visit: HealingOurOwn.org

Immediate assistance, call: 1-800-273-8255

Additional resources for Marin County: 

Marin County Mental Health & Substance Use Services

20 N. San Pedro Road, Suite 2028

San Rafael, CA 94903

415-473-6769

CRISIS INTERVENTION & Access/Service Referral Number

415-499-6666


Suicide Prevention and Awareness Safety Stand Down...
Suicide Prevention and Awareness Safety Stand Down...

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