Post Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), 3 in 10 or 30% of First Responders suffer from PTSD.

Seeking Treatment 
According to Kennedy-Hansen H. (2020 November) 57% say they fear negative repercussions if they seek help. 40% say they fear being demoted or fired if they seek help. 7 in 10 say they would willingly seek treatment if their organization leaders spoke openly about traumatic experiences.

According to the Ruderman Family Foundation report 2022, more First Responders die of suicide than in any other line of duty each year.