EVERYDAY BRAVE

Everyday Brave | Episode 2 – Rhonda Kelly, ResponderStrong

Nov 6, 2019, 8:03 PM | Updated: Nov 13, 2019, 2:16 pm

 

Rhonda leads ResponderStrong, which is an organization focused on developing better mental health supports for responders and their families.

Over the past several years, suicide has been recognized as the leading occupational killer of law enforcement, fire and EMS.

Her work is responder-driven and works across branches, connecting groups that had previously been siloed.

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