17 Newsmaker: New mental health legislation for first responders

Sunrise Interviews

Kern County Fire Department Captain Derek Robinson joined 17 News at Sunrise to discuss newly signed legislation aimed at providing mental health for first responders.

Last year, Robinson detailed his own fight to overcome his emotional injuries, in a Facebook post and has since led efforts among first responders to erase the stigma of seeking help for their own post-traumatic stress injuries, or PTSI.

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