“Bar none this is perhaps the very best training one can receive in the fire service.”
Presently, as many as 44% of first responders meet the diagnostic thresholds for one or more psychological injuries at any given time, a rate four times that of the general population. Despite documented harms and decades of efforts to foster change, progress toward change has been slow and new approaches are required.
Blueprint’s groundbreaking work with first responders tackles these issues in life-or-death environments where masculine work culture can be a source of strength but also of suffering. Stoicism in the face of danger shouldn’t mean silence about trauma.
Using clinical research and practice, our First Responder Resiliency Program gives police and firefighters an avenue for recovery and growth that many of them desperately need.