Orlando Fire Fighters Peer Support Team Travels to Las Vegas

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IAFF Members Deploy to Assist with Peer Counseling

Members of the Orlando Fire Fighters Peer Support Counseling Team are heading to Las Vegas to assist with critical peer support needs in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting.

“Unfortunately, Orlando Fire Fighters are all too familiar with the emotional cost of responding to horrific events like the Las Vegas shooting” said Ron Glass, President of the Orlando Fire Firefighters. “After the Pulse shooting, the rapid response of IAFF Peer Support was a great help to my members and their families. We want to assist our Brothers and Sisters in Las Vegas begin the recovery process”.

The Orlando Fire Fighters Peer Support team is recognized as a national leader in mental wellness counseling. Team members have traveled the State and Country to provide support and education to IAFF members.

The International Association of Fire Fighters has trained hundreds of members throughout the Country in behavioral health and wellness. These team members are trained in active listening skills, suicide awareness and prevention, crisis intervention and establishing relationships with local behavioral health providers.

The Orlando Fire Fighters Peer Support team is recognized as a national leader in mental wellness counseling. Team members have traveled the State and Country to provide support and education to IAFF members.

The International Association of Fire Fighters has trained hundreds of members throughout the Country in behavioral health and wellness. These team members are trained in active listening skills, suicide awareness and prevention, crisis intervention and establishing relationships with local behavioral health providers. 

 

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