We appreciate your commitment to the well-being of us all. We also know this career commitment you have made is extremely difficult for you and your loved ones. Exhaustion, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and fear for your own health are very real.
We dedicate a day each week to serving police, firefighters and first responders with healthcare services.
If you or a loved one is one of the few protecting the rest of us, please connect with us today so that we can help prioritize them, their health and wellbeing.
Lung cancer produces symptoms that most people would expect. These symptoms are tied to the basic functions of our lungs. These symptoms include:
What sort of symptoms would be considered unexpected, shocking, or surprising? These signs and symptoms don’t appear to be related to our lungs. The general public would not expect these indicators or signals to be a warning of lung cancer.
While none of these signs and symptoms definitely mean lung cancer, having several of these symptoms is concerning and could result in an urgent referral for a CT scan.
First responders such as police officers, paramedics, firefighters, and others are regularly exposed to traumatic events. This can affect their mental health, leading to traumatic stress injuries. Traumatic stress injuries include many mental health conditions that can interfere with a First responder’s professional and personal life: anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and related disorders like addictions.
It is essential to be aware of the signs and symptoms of these injuries and the resources available to help first responders cope with the stress. Here you will find Signs and Symptoms for a broad range of traumatic stress conditions and self-assessment tools to help you recognize and measure your symptoms.
Common signs and symptoms of traumatic stress injuries include: