Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support

Illinois Fire Fighter Peer Support

Fire Fighters Helping Each Other

Who We Are

Illinois 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

    Physical Wellness: Managing Stress

    The following post was submitted by ILFFPS team member Kyle Matousek It is no surprise that the job of a firefighter/paramedic is a stressful profession. The daily grind while on shift brings about absolutely no predictions of what you will do during that time. This is why managing stress and being mindful of stress causing […]

  • Blog Post

    How Did I Get Here?

    The following post was submitted by Rosecrance Florian Program Coordinator Paul Gardner, Jr. On September 7th last year, at the rank of Deputy Chief with the Berwyn Fire Department, I retired after thirty-four and a half years in the fire service. ┬áJust before I retired, I participated in a training centered on psychological support for […]

  • Recommended Therapists

    View our list of FF approved Therapists.

  • Our Affiliates

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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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