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First Responders from Around the Country Come to Columbus for Mental Health Conference

It’s called First Responders’ Bridge. It was created by former Columbus police officer Mick Yinger.

The very people who might help you in an emergency are under immense stress to keep our communities safe.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says between 17% and 24% of public safety workers have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and 24% have symptoms of depression.

Thanks to a program in Dublin, those who wear the uniform can get help for free.

It’s called First Responders’ Bridge. It was created by former Columbus police officer Mick Yinger.

Read more at WBNS

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