When should I seek help?
You should seek help from a Peer Support Officer or FireCare Counsellor if you notice changes in:
- The way you feel
- An increase in your alcohol, tobacco and other drugs use
- Any decline in your relationship with others
- Any persistent change of behaviour that is not normal for yourself
What type of issues does FireCare address?
FireCare can address any life issue that may be troubling you. For example:
- Critical incident stress
- Work issues such as conflict, stress, harassment and bullying etc
- Emotional difficulties
- Self-esteem issues
- Home/Family/Relationship difficulties
- Communication difficulties
Who Can Use FireCare?
Any staff member who is employed by the QFRS in a permanent, part-time or casual basis and/or members of their immediate family for any personal or work-related issue.
All Volunteers of Rural Fire Service and/or their immediate family, solely for work related issues involving emergency services work related difficulties.
FireCare acknowledges “immediate family” as a spouse/de facto and children.
How do I use FireCare?
Last updated 06 March 2008