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Susan FarrenFirefighters and first responders are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty. North Bay Paramedic, Susan Farren, wants this to change. That’s why she founded a training program, called First Responder Resilience Incorporated. KRCB’s Adia White talked with Farren about why she believes mental health awareness and training is imperative to saving first responders' lives. 

 California’s fire season is becoming longer and more devastating. This is taking a toll on firefighters' health. In part two of this story, KRCB’s Adia White looks at possible solutions. 

The National Alliance on Mental Illness North Bay suicide prevention hotline is 855-587-6373. That's 855-587-6373. 

(Image: Susan Farren, Founder and CEO of First Responder Resilience Incorporated. Courtesy of the subject.)  

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