Please join FASNY in making the volunteer fire and emergency medical services as strong as they can be by getting informed and taking action in your organization with these articles and resources.

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We Can Do Better: Injury Prevention Is Up to All of Us

By Kimberly Quiros, National Volunteer Fire Council Chief of Communications Firefighting is an inherently dangerous job, but there are many steps that can be taken to lessen the risks. Injury prevention is not an abstract concept – it is something we have control over and can prioritize for ourselves and our departments. Take, for example, […]

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Staying Cool Under Pressure: Mental Health Tips for Firefighters

Dr. Stephen Odom, President, CEO & Chief Clinical Officer, New Vista Behavioral Health For those in the fire and rescue field, traumatic events are par for the course. While it can be rewarding to help those in need, that work can take a toll. Maintaining good mental health is essential to performing at your best […]

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Stop Poisoning Yourself!

By Richard Russotti, FASNY Health and Wellness Committee Starting and maintaining a fitness program is a lot like being a firefighter … both can be difficult. While firefighters rely on their solid knowledge of building construction, hydraulics and fire behavior, the world of fitness and dieting is full of conflicting information that can derail even […]

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