Below is a self-screening for suicide ideations for firefighters/EMT. Please circle either Y= Yes, or N=No. When you have completed screening please review your score at the end of the screening.
If you circled question 14, 15 or 16, SEEK HELP IMMEDIATELY by Dialing 911
or calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
or calling the Share the Load Program 1-888-731-3473
Once you have reached one of the above, call a trusted family member, friend, chaplain, or counselor.
Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA) recommends that if a person answers YES to at least three of these questions, it would be recommended that you contact a local Mental Health Care Professional that deals with firefighters/EMTs that suffer from suicidal ideations and depression. If you need assistance in finding a counselor in your area, contact FBHA for further information at 847-209-8208.
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