Health & wellness
IF YOU NEED HELP, SEEK HELP
For assistance, the fire service has a number of options:
CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT TEAM
CALL 1-800-559-3473 or nsfirecism.ca
VOLUNTEER FIREFGHTER AND GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
To see full details on the program then please click HERE
WEBSITE - One.telushealth.com
NOVA SCOTIA MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE
Check with your fire department insurance provider for any programs or support they can offer.
If your department has a Fire Chaplain or similar position this might be a great first step.
Contact your Doctor’s offices
Remember 211 is a great tool to find services and programs including mental health assistance https://ns.211.ca/
Wellness Canada Mental Health Portal: https://ca.portal.gs/?lang=en-ca
Recognize how you are feeling
Take care of yourself