Michael Greco is the Vice President of the FDNY EMS Local 2507 Union, which represents the over 4,000 uniformed EMTs, paramedics, and fire inspectors of the FDNY. He says as they fight the COVID-19 pandemic, they are in battle-like conditions fighting a fight they are not trained or mentally prepared for.

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“We’re in the downslope now of some of the worst things we’ve ever seen, and this is a very problematic point because now is when the silence starts,” Greco tells Dr. Phil on Monday’s episode. “Now is when the self-reflection starts, now is when the compartmentalizing and difficulty in processing what was seen is starting to rear its head.”

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Hear what he says his members are seeing that is affecting them most – and why he says he is concerned about the heroic men and women he represents.
On Monday, Dr. Phil shares warning signs and red flags of PTSD and how to break the stigma of being seen as weak or broken. Check here to see where you can watch.

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