Retired firefighter calls for better trauma services for first responders

In emergency situations, we know to call 911 for help. Those who respond first are often paramedics and firefighters. And they see all kinds of situations that many of us are unprepared to handle, much less respond to.

But what happens when successive traumas accumulate on the brain and in the body? And who helps the helpers?

To delve more into these questions, News Director Shannon Young spoke with Christy Warren, a retired fire captain and author of the new book, Flash Point: A Firefighter’s Journey Through PTSD. Warren will be presenting her book at the Tattered Cover in Denver’s McGregor Square Tuesday at 6pm.

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