First responders know they may risk their health when entering the profession. However, they also have the reasonable expectation of
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each year than die in the line of the duty
103 firefighters committed suicide in 2017 compared to 93 who died in the line of duty
20% of firefighters
in the United States suffer from in the United States suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) general public.
In 2017, 48% of firefighters killed in the line of duty were a
result of sudden cardiac events.
Our goal is to shine a light on health and wellness issues affecting firefighters and create discourse around relevant legislation.
Firefighter's Support Alliance
The Firefighter’s Support Alliance was formed by Firefighters and EMS Fund to serve as the public engagement arm of its mission. Firefighters Support Alliance was specifically created to shine a light on health and wellness issues affecting firefighters that, in order to resolve, will require informed voters and fervent grassroots activism.
Issues Affecting Firefighters
Firefighters frequently jeopardize their health and physical integrity during their regular duties. And while most firefighters enter the profession willing