The resources listed below have been written by, for or relate to the wildland fire and urban fire services systems in regard to stress injuries.
Stress First Aid for Wildland Firefighter Student Manual
“Big ticket” stressors wildland fire personnel may face are: on the job threats, the tragic losses they may witness, making difficult decisions, and the cumulative demands that wildland firefighting places on them. Add on top of those, pay issues, supervision, interrupted sleep patterns and relationships with co-workers. This manual breaks down the 7 C’s for the wildland fire service.
Understanding Stress First Aid in the Fire Service
Bill Carey explores how and why stress first aid is relevant to the fire service.
Curbside Manner: Stress First Aid for the Street Manual The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
A manual using principles from the Combat and Operational Stress First Aid model to support responders in their daily work with the citizens they serve.
Fire Service Behavioral Health Management guide (PDF)
Published by the IAFF and provides their recommendations for several different aspects of firefighter behavior health, like peer support.
Psychology First Aid for First Responders
A Psychology First Aid pamphlet presented by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration with tips for emergency and distastes response workers.
Stress First Aid for Fire and EMS Personnel CE
SFA was designed specifically to support firefighters, EMS, and rescue personnel, understand and recognize how stress manifests through thoughts words and actions. Additionally, the course covers how to deliver the “Seven C’s” of Stress First Aid (Check, Coordinate, Cover, Calm, Connect, Competence, Confidence).