Stories from our first responder community
Fortem Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the mental fitness and wellbeing of first responder families. Every day, more than 300,000 first responders keep our communities safe. They are backed up by their families: partners, children and parents. All of them hold vital and challenging roles. We help them to be well, and stay well, through mental fitness, support services and wellbeing activities. These are their stories.
$11.5 million in mental health grants to support emergency services workers affected by the bushfires
The Australian Government is investing $11.5 million in mental health services to support emergency services workers and their families impacted by the unprecedented bushfire disaster of 2019-20. The funding is
There are so many benefits to sharing meals as a family. Research shows that having these family mealtimes more frequently is associated with improved mental health outcomes, helps to build
The ways we connect with family and friends have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to keep each other safe. What hasn’t changed is that we still need to
In New York, nearly 2000 uniformed members of the NYPD have so-far tested positive to COVID-19, with 13 losing their lives. Over 7000 police have called in sick. This number is inflating every