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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.
June 29, 2018

FRRI Kicks Off Their First Training Conference

Inaugural Conference Starts Today PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: JUN 29, 2018 SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 29, 2018 ( – First Responders Resiliency, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to training first responders to cope with the emotional trauma of their job, kicks off their first training conference in Sonoma, Calif. at Westerbeke Ranch. The conference starts today, on June 29, and ends on July 1. First Responders Resiliency, Inc. addresses every component of the issues affecting first responders with their […]
March 30, 2018

FRRI Announces First Training Conference

First Responder Resiliency Announces First Training Conference Susan Farren announces initial training conference PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: MAR 30, 2018 Susan Farren SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 30, 2018 ( First Responder Resiliency, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to helping first responders cope with the emotional upheaval they experience during the course of their jobs, has launched their custom training program to assist first responders to deal with the stressors of their profession. The program kicks off […]
March 26, 2018

Plans for New Foundation Center

Susan Farren Announces Fundraising Efforts For New Center in Santa Rosa PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: MAR 26, 2018 09:00 EDT SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 26, 2018 ( – First Responder Resiliency, Inc., is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping first responders cope with the emotional upheaval they experience during the course of their jobs, as well as how that damage ripples out into the rest of their lives. The foundation hopes to raise enough money over the next […]
March 21, 2018

Radio Show with KWMR

Join Susan on April 23rd for a Radio Show @ KWMR (San Rafael) at 5:00 pm.