Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support

Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support

Fire Fighters Helping Each Other

Who We Are

llinois Fire Fighter Peer Support is defined as assistance provided by a trained individual or group of trained firefighters and emergency responders who answer the call to their brothers and sisters in need, regardless of the need.

In the News

  • Blog Post

    FIREFIGHTERS AND STRESS: JUST BREATHE

    By Jada Hudson, M.S., LCPC More than anyone, firefighters know that in an emergency situation, their natural reaction is “fight or flight”. If the danger is surmountable, we may choose to stand our ground and fight. If we can outrun or avoid the danger, we will flee. However, there is another response that can occur […]

  • Blog Post

    Cancer, You Can’t Ruin My Family

    By: Jada Hudson, LCPC   Cancer. For some it’s just others’ distant tragedy, but for some it’s the enemy that ruined the family. For many firefighters, cancer is a reality that they may have to face because, in the fire service, cancer rates are higher than in other occupations. According to a study produced by […]

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  • Self Help

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Our Vision

"Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support seeks to contribute and provide ongoing emotional wellness resources that are readily needed in the fire service and for emergency responders." Learn More...
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