Tag Archives: Firefighter

Heather Part 6: Cocaine And Drinking At Camp

Heather had ambitions of becoming a doctor. However, too much alcohol caused her to redirect her goals towards becoming a paramedic. After several years as a paramedic, Heather became a firefighter where she handled many horrific calls. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder crept up on Heather. With the Fire Departments being generally a heavy drinking “boys… Read More »

Heather Part 3: Searching For Validation

Heather had ambitions of becoming a doctor. However, too much alcohol caused her to redirect her goals towards becoming a paramedic. After several years as a paramedic, Heather became a firefighter where she handled many horrific calls. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder crept up on Heather. With the Fire Departments being generally a heavy drinking “boys… Read More »

Heather Part 7: Making Some Changes

Heather had ambitions of becoming a doctor. However, too much alcohol caused her to redirect her goals towards becoming a paramedic. After several years as a paramedic, Heather became a firefighter where she handled many horrific calls. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder crept up on Heather. With the Fire Departments being generally a heavy drinking “boys… Read More »

Heather Part 2: Feeling The Pain

Heather had ambitions of becoming a doctor. However, too much alcohol caused her to redirect her goals towards becoming a paramedic. After several years as a paramedic, Heather became a firefighter where she handled many horrific calls. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder crept up on Heather. With the Fire Departments being generally a heavy drinking “boys… Read More »

Heather Part 4: Doing Cocaine At Work

Heather had ambitions of becoming a doctor. However, too much alcohol caused her to redirect her goals towards becoming a paramedic. After several years as a paramedic, Heather became a firefighter where she handled many horrific calls. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder crept up on Heather. With the Fire Departments being generally a heavy drinking “boys… Read More »

Heather Part 1: Fighting Fires With Cocaine And Alcohol

Heather had ambitions of becoming a doctor. However, too much alcohol caused her to redirect her goals towards becoming a paramedic. After several years as a paramedic, Heather became a firefighter where she handled many horrific calls. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder crept up on Heather. With the Fire Departments being generally a heavy drinking “boys… Read More »

Heather Part 5: A Couple Of Bad Relapses

Heather had ambitions of becoming a doctor. However, too much alcohol caused her to redirect her goals towards becoming a paramedic. After several years as a paramedic, Heather became a firefighter where she handled many horrific calls. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder crept up on Heather. With the Fire Departments being generally a heavy drinking “boys… Read More »

Flight of Thoughts – Analysis of addiction, PTSD, pediatric epilepsy in The Shining (Video)

*SPOILER ALERTS* This is a special segment of Flight of Thoughts that analyzes classic movies to explore themes that are related to mental health, trauma, psychedelics, and other surreal themes that may have been missed by audiences. This time we look at Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”. I am joined by my good friend Chris Kinsella,… Read More »

PTSD in First Responders

PTSD in first responders is real. We owe it to our first responders to help spread awareness on this overlooked subject. Thank you to all that serve our country. If you are struggling with PTSD there is help available. Check out “911 Buddy Check” on Facebook: Contact us: Registration@alabamafirecollege.org Call: 1(800)241-2467 Visit our website: Find… Read More »

” Beyond The Call ” Full Length PTSD Training Documentary

This is the full 20 minute version of our documentary “Beyond The Call “. The London Professional Fire Fighters Association, partnering with the London Fire Department and Fanshawe College are proud to release ” Beyond The Call “, a video currently used as a training tool for our members and now released to the public… Read More »

hero: A True Story of PTSD in the Fire Service

I am Emma Reardon a 15-year-old sophomore at Brockton High School. I made this documentary to spread awareness of PTSD and let anyone struggling know that’s it is ok to talk about it and there are people out there who want to help you. I owe a special thanks to Rich Mackinnon, Scott Albanese, Paul… Read More »