Opinion Piece: What About the Barrel?

Nick Halmasy (After the Call, Clinical Practitioner) discusses the ways that organizational polices and practices can support firefighters' mental health. To read the piece: click here Read More

The Dispatch: February 2019

The February issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: -new research grants on firefighter mental health -research on firefighter injuries, fitness and toxic exposures To read newsletter: click here To view newsletter archive: click here Subscribe to Read More

CIHR PTSI Catalyst Grants Awarded to FIREWELL Researchers

Congratulations to the FIREWELL members who received 2 (out of 22) one-year CIHR catalyst grants for their projects on post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) in firefighters: Cross-jurisdiction and contextual evaluations of mental health resiliency training in firefighters Investigators: Dr. Joy MacDermid Read More

The Dispatch: January 2019

The January issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - FIREWELL website - research on firefighter injuries, fitness and toxic exposures To read newsletter: click here To view newsletter archive: click here Subscribe to The Dispatch below Read More

Dr. MacDermid describes the FIREWELL website features [Video]

Making the latest evidence on firefighter health—from FIREWELL and other researchers—accessible to firefighters is important. The FIREWELL website was created by scientists and firefighters with funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to share research and other resources that Read More

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