Dr. Amanda Brazil (Centre for Health and Community Research, University of Prince Edward Island) was interviewed on the CBC Compass about her doctoral research on the mental health of volunteer firefighters. The recommendations based on her study findings included:
– providing psychosocial education for new firefighters,
– having a resource or designated individual to oversee the mental health work and serve as a liaison and educator.
To watch the 5-minute interview (14:00-19:30): click here
To download Dr. Brazil’s PhD thesis: click here