People in public service professions tend to be “fixers,” Hamilton Fire Department Lt. Jason Callihan said Monday night. Unsolvable problems stick in their gears. For Callihan, that problem was the Dec. 28, 2015 death of colleague Patrick Wolterman. The true shock of it still wouldn’t hit until 2017, when he and others at the station realized how tightly they were gripping their pain.
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on 08 Feb 2019 5:26 AM
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Published in PostBulletin

By Emily Cutts Public Safety Reporter, Jan 16, 2019 Updated Jan 17, 2019

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on 23 Jan 2019 11:25 PM
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has increasingly become a hot topic in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) world. As a PTSD sufferer, Anthony believes that the culture in medicine needs to change. “Get over it.” doesn’t work and never did. Anthony Guerne began his career in medicine in 1990 as an emergency medical technician. In 1994 he became a paramedic and began working in the City of New York. After almost 20 years as a clinician he took a full-time educational role as the simulation specialist at the NYIT-College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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on 23 Oct 2018 2:55 AM
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Published on Jul 31, 2018 NBC: New York 7,000 firefighters from across North America overwhelmingly report in a survey they've had stressful or traumatic experiences on the job, according to a survey conducted by the International Association of Firefighters, NBC New York and NBC Bay Area. David Ushery reports
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on 10 Sep 2018 8:45 PM
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Fire Fighters calling 911

PTSD and Cancer: Growing Number of Fire Fighters and Paramedics at Risk.

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on 22 Apr 2018 9:16 PM
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