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Cambridge Fire and the Cambridge Professional Fire Fighters’ Association launch partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada

December 20, 2022  By FFIC Staff


Dec. 20, 2022, Cambridge, Ont. – The Cambridge Fire Department (CFD) and Cambridge Professional Fire Fighters’ Association (CPFFA) have entered a partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada.  With this partnership, Wounded Warriors Canada will provide an additional layer of mental health support and resources to Cambridge’s firefighters and their families.

Wounded Warriors Canada is a national mental health service provider that delivers operational stress injury programs. Their Before Operational Stress (BOS) program leads trauma informed workplace training programs and provides public safety personnel with theoretical, practical, and experiential learning to enhance their resilience and mental health.

The CFD and CPFFA’s partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada is a step toward providing Cambridge firefighters with improved access to culturally specific mental health services and support.

“Partnerships are vital, given the complexity of operational stress injuries. Wounded Warriors Canada provides resource options to our firefighters and their families. The key is to provide timely access to evidence-based mental health care treatment and counselling services in a clinical environment where the individual feels safe and comfortable,” said Fire Chief Brian Arnold. “The Cambridge Fire Department can also augment our training to personnel through Wounded Warriors to make exposure management a new professional standard.”

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