First Responder Paws
The For Paul Foundation recognizes the mental health crisis in our First Responder Community and we are excited to work with FHE Health to ensure our community heroes are supported and continue to have access to all mental health resources.

"First responders heroically serve our country every day by being the first to arrive on the scene of crises, disasters, emergencies, wars, and other violent events. As a result, first responders suffer disproportionately from exposure to trauma and trauma-related stress and other mental health effects. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) has reported that roughly one in three (30 percent) of first responders—namely, police officers, fire fighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel—develop a behavioral health condition like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of their job. FHE Health

For more information on our developing program please contact Firefighter Dean Moreno at 954.658.0722