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September 1, 2021

North Bay Non-Profit Provides Holistic Help For First Responders

First Responders Resiliency has trained more than 5,000 front-line workers since 2018 and helps them to cope with work-related stressors. HEALDSBURG, CA — Coming out of an 18-month stretch when first responders and frontline workers saw their stress levels reach new levels because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a Santa Rosa not-for-profit is helping train these vital workers in ways they may have never expected. SOURCE:
September 1, 2021

North Bay-based nonprofit has trained over 5,000 First Responders in resiliency

PRESS RELEASE Contact information: First Responders Resiliency, Inc. Susan Farren, Founder and Executive Director 707-625-0565 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE North Bay-based nonprofit has trained over 5,000 First Responders in resiliency Santa Rosa, CA—Yoga, meditation, and mindfulness are not typically words you would hear in the first responder world. First Responders Resiliency, Inc. (FRRI) is striving to change the culture in fire departments, police stations, ambulance bays, and hospitals so these words and practices become […]
May 22, 2020

First Responders Are in the Hearts of Many…

[vc_row][vc_column][movedo_single_image image=”4093″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]First responders are in the hearts of many as this COVID-19 pandemic holds the country in its grasp. Firefighters and paramedics in the North Bay got a treat earlier this month, when a private business, Park Avenue Catering, and First Responders Resiliency, Inc. (FRR), a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating PTSD through science-based strategies, joined forces.[/vc_column_text][movedo_empty_space][movedo_button align=”center” button_text=”Read the full article” button_link=”||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row]
February 25, 2020

Interview on FOX KTVU

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December 5, 2019

Sacramento Bee

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] For California firefighters, how ‘mindfulness’ can ease the deadly stress of their jobs In 2017, for instance, more firefighters and police officers died by suicide than in the line of duty, according to research from Boston’s Ruderman Family Foundation. Researchers said the frequent exposure to death and destruction leads to mental health issues — and for some, suicide. In 2017, 103 firefighters and 140 police officers died by their own hand. That same year, […]
October 21, 2019

Bohemian Magazine: Local Heroes

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August 12, 2019

In Memory Of Yaroslav Igorevich Katkov

  LODD: CAL FIRE Firefighter I Yaroslav Igorevich Katkov
April 5, 2019

2019 Spring Training Highlight Reel

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March 12, 2019

Healing Within Interview

Annemarie Gallup interview of Susan Farren:
March 3, 2019

Heidi Forbes Oste Interview

Evolving Digital Self Season 2, Episode 109 – Susan Farren - Founder of Resiliency 1st
February 1, 2019

FRRI Wraps Up Their Second Training Conference

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] First Responders Resiliency Wraps Up Second Training Conference in Sonoma Non-Profit That Helps First Responders With Emotional Trauma Starts Off 2019 With a Sold-Out Event PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: JAN 17, 2019 SANTA ROSA, Calif., January 17, 2019 ( – First Responders Resiliency Inc., a non-profit dedicated to training first responders to cope with the emotional trauma of their job and banishing PTSD, brought their second training conference to a close in Sonoma, California, at Westerbeke Ranch this past weekend. […]
August 13, 2018

Susan Interviewed on “The 9” on KTVU

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August 9, 2018

How do first responders handle it all?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CHRIS SMITH THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | August 8, 2018, 5:55PM Chances are you’ve asked a law enforcement officer, firefighter or emergency medical technician you’ve met: How do you get by and stay normal, given what you do and witness day after day at crime, fire and accident scenes? The truth, say retired paramedic Susan Farren and retired firefighter Ron Shull, is that many first responders are eaten up by what they experience on the job. […]
August 7, 2018

First Responders Program Introduction and Overview

July 31, 2018

More Attention for Public Officers After Disasters

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dominica News Online – Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 10:36 AM The General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union Thomas Letang believes public officers are not given priority as the country recovers from Hurricane Maria. Letang told DNO that some public officers are the first responders after disasters and they should be not be treated like regular citizens following such events. [/vc_column_text][movedo_button align=”center” button_text=”Read Full Article” button_link=”||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row]
July 25, 2018

KSRO Interview

Susan Farren and Ron Shull introduce the organization and the often un-treated cases of mental illness and PTSD with first responders.


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