Mental Health Support Bill for First Responders to Become Law

Our thanks to State Senator Michael Moore for sponsoring this important bill which will allow first responders to now seek peer support with added confidentiality requirements.

“Six firefighters were trapped on the second floor of the building. Five of them survived. Firefighter Roy’s memory will remain, but we cannot forget those who served beside him,” Moore said. The legislature saw such importance in the bill they put it on emergency status to go into effect Jan. 1.

Read the NBCBoston.com story here.

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