First Responders

  • Conversations on Firehouse Nutrition – Part 1: Nutritional Hazards of the First Responder 

    March 3, 2016

    Offering a special curriculum for First Responders, AAC looks at the whole continuum of issues impacting our First Responders with the knowledge […]

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  • The Sober Firehouse Chef

    February 25, 2016

    By Captain Michael Morse Funny thing happened on the way to sobriety: I started to pay attention to what I ate. While […]

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  • Eating for the Low-Inflammation Lifestyle

    February 15, 2016

    Inflammation – it can happen anywhere by Kayla Little, RDN, LDN, cPT Inflammation has become a buzzword in the health and wellness […]

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  • Nutrition – Keeping the First Responder “Fit for Duty”

    February 4, 2016

    It takes a lifestyle Cuisine for first responders, especially those eating together in the camaraderie of the firehouse, features great stick-to-your-ribs fare. […]

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  • Talking to Myself – On Alcoholism

    January 21, 2016

    I used to worry about an atom bomb ruining everything. I honestly believed that “The Russians” would someday figure out how to […]

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  • The Ripple Effect: How Addiction Affects First Responder Families

    January 6, 2016

    by Michael Blackburn, CEAP, LADC-1, SAP Retired Providence Fire Dept. Battalion Chief, RI Sr. Vice President, Business Development Drug and alcohol abuse and dependence […]

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  • Alcohol Recovery: Looking In or Reaching Out?

    January 5, 2016

    Sometimes reaching out is better than looking in “Man up!” “Suck it up, buttercup!” “Dig Deep!” “Time for the Big Girl Pants…” […]

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  • New Year’s Day is Every Day

    January 1, 2016

    For me, New Year’s Day does not fall on January 1. The day that I decided to stop drinking alcoholically, life began […]

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  • Alcohol Run: Barry the Bum

    December 18, 2015

    “Barry, you’re nearly sixty,” I said. “You have to stop drinking.” It was mid-day, the week before Christmas, and Barry had been […]

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  • Hold the Babies: Lessons of Sobriety

    October 22, 2015

    Sobriety gives you time to take in life’s richest lessons. The lessons of sobriety usually come by way of people in your […]

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