Your department recently experienced a firefighter fatality due to suicide. The Chief has requested you to develop a mandatory mental and behavioral health program for all department personnel. The first step in the process is to determine what should be included in the program.
Write a 1000-1450 word paper describing what components you would include in your program. Your paper should:
Describe what the department leadership needs to do in order to successfully establish a mental and behavioral health program for department personnel
Provide details that outline each component members of the department to successfully accept the new program and the changes that must occur to make it successful.
Describe what knowledge, skills, and abilities are necessary for the administrators of the newly developed program and why is this important to overall success.
Define why each of these components are important to the overall health and well-being of the member so your department.