Wildland Firefighter Health and Wellbeing

The Interior and Agriculture departments are committed to supporting our wildland firefighters, who work in arduous, stressful environments. We recognize the impact this vitally important work can have on health and wellbeing, including mental health. The Interior Department and USDA Forest Service are developing a joint behavioral health program to provide support tailored to the unique experiences and needs of our firefighters.

This initiative represents one of many efforts at the Interior Department to implement the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's support of wildland fire management.

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