How local firefighters peer support is helping to mental health battles

STL Moms

ST. LOUIS – From the wildfires in the West extending into Colorado, to house fires locally we all depend on those first responders to keep us safe.

But many are fighting different battles such as depression, substance abuse, PTSD, and suicide.

Tom Howard, the Executive Director of Illinois Firefighter Peer Support talked about these issues and how people can contact firefighter peer support if they need help.

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