PTSD in the firefighting community

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It is National Mental Health Awareness Month which is a great reason to talk about the invisible injuries firefighters suffer from because of the physical and mental stress of their jobs. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is alive and well in the firefighting community. Click on the link below to learn more about how many firefighters suffer from PTSD.   https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/video/many-firefighters-silently-suffer-from-ptsd/?__twitter_impression=true
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Thank you for your support

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The Lewisville Fire Fighters Association Local 3606 would like to express our gratitude for your overwhelming generosity during our fundraising campaign. The outpour of support from our community proves that when we come together, we can make Lewisville a great place. Your generosity will make a real difference in our firefighters lives. We are honored to have your continued support and we pledge to continue protecting the community that we love.
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Help Make a Difference in Our Community!

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Since 1994, our firefighters have proudly protected the lives, homes and businesses within our community. Firefighting is rigorous and puts many demands on the human body, both mentally and physically. We are honored to serve community members like you, however our brothers and sisters need your help. Give by Clicking Here Today! The dangers associated with firefighting continue to increase with new hazards and challenges faced head-on by our firefighters every day. We remain dedicated to provid...
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35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

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Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. Thousands attend the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.   There are 112 Fallen Firefighters to be honored at the National Memorial, to read more Click Here.   Here are some of the events  To Learn more Click Here
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Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats

Enhancing teachers’ response to active threats
When you say the words “first responders” who comes to mind? Police, Fireman, EMT? But what about teachers? It is no longer adequate to place all of the responsibility for our children’s safety in the hands of our teachers during an attack and not take the time to properly train them to accomplish that task. Nor is it acceptable to simply tell them, "Lock your classroom door, turn out the lights, hide in a corner and pray that the attacker doesn’t pick your room." Today, the nation’s law enforce...
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Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention
Simple Crime Prevention: Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life: -Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone. -Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not visib...
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