Members of the Napa County Fire Rescue Team participate in training in Yountville. Demand is growing for post-traumatic retreats for firefighters and first responders as awareness of mental health issues grows and fires worsen.

Members of the Napa County Fire Rescue Team NPA and fire trucks though the window of a car that is used for their training at the Napa County Fire Ground Training Center in Yountville, California, February 16th, 2021.

Climate change is fueling more destructive, harder-to-control disasters like last year’s massive wildfires. The mental and emotional toll for firefighters and first responders is alarming.

NEWBERRY: You just feel defeated. You know? The things that we used to do that worked 10 years ago are no longer working anymore.