Behavioral Health

CPF advanced its commitment to making emotional wellness and post-traumatic stress injuries a health and safety priority in the fire service through the California Fire Service Task Force on Behavioral Health.

Since its inception in 2016, this joint labor-management initiative works to develop and implement firefighter behavioral health principles and practices for prevention, intervention and post-crisis strategies through awareness campaigns, training, legislative action and a peer support network.

Participating fire service entities: California Professional Firefighters, California Fire Chiefs Association, Cal-OES, California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee.

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