​​​​​​​​​Retiree Resources:
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BCPFFA Resources:




                           Retirees WorkSafeBC & Resources Information 2021 Package

                     

                        https://www.bcpffa.net/more-than-fighting-fires


                       https://www.bcpffa.net/mental-health-resources


IAFF Retirement Webinar


Hosted by the International Association of Fire Fighters,

this webinar discusses the realities of retirement among fire service members.



                       www.iaffrecoverycenter.com/continuing-education/behavioral-health-fire-service-retirement/


Occupational Awareness Series:




                       bcfirstrespondersmentalhealth.com/resource/occupational-awareness-series-firefighting/




BC First Responders’ Mental Health Committee 


Mental Health In Retirement
A recorded panel discussion to relay the real-life experiences of first responders on how to support mental health in retirement.

                       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2l8EcROPK0 




WSBC Family Support


​                           https://bcfirstrespondersmentalhealth.com/resource/family-support/



Ketly online Mental health Help

Kelty's Key is your source for online therapy. Get tailored treatment from an online therapist, or work on your own with our self-help resources. With Kelty's Key, getting the help you need is flexible and accessible. We are publicly funded by Vancouver Coastal Health, making all our services 100% free.


                        https://www.keltyskey.com/



Want a counsellor?



First Responder Health Counsellor Directory 






This is a website that features counselors and others who have taken a 2 - 4 day occupationally aware course on what it's like to be a firefighter. They have a directory you can scroll through and find them locally. 

                       https://firstresponderhealth.org/directory



Video series from First Responder Health


                        https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1BbRCsb_1TSyZ5b41pLGbg




Getting Involved in the Community:








What is it?:
Organized men's groups around BC were recommending all retirees to join in their local area. i've met with the organizes for both bc and canada and think they are phenomenal

                        http://bcmensshed.ca/




Grief:


BC Bereavement Helpline:


Call the Helpline at 604-738-9950
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9am - 5pm

Wednesday and Friday 9am - 8:30pm

Saturday 9am - 1pm

Toll free 1-877-779-2223



Firefighter Retiree Mental Health 

International Association of Fire Fighters Local 18   /   Vancouver Fire Rescue Services