Watch the Trailer Below!

At one point in all our lives, First Responders will be there in our worst moment to help us. The traumas they witness has an impact on their brain and body, and has led many to tragically take their own lives. Suicide is an escape from the suffering they feel; this escape leaves behind more pain and trauma for their families.

The stigma surrounding mental wellness has no place in today’s society. This film will educate viewers and help them understand the importance of support and compassion for First Responders who are suffering from mental health issues. Every First Responder organization must begin to provide mental wellness support in their training. This story will show us why.

Hero's Rescue looks into the important topics

The traumas that First Responders witness has a tremendous impact on their mental and physical health, and has tragically led many to take their own lives.

Hero’s Rescue, aims to educate viewers about the importance of metal health support and compassion for the brave men and women who choose careers as First Responders.

Film Screenings

Interested in screening this film in your community or classroom? 

We would be grateful if you would let us know when you download so we can send a thank you.  We also provide guidance on leading discussions after the viewing, as well as downloadable materials for your audience. Find out how by connecting today! 

A simple strategy for discussions would be:

3-2-1 Strategy

  Discuss 3 things that resonated for you from the doc

  Identify 2 things you can control

  Commit to 1 thing you can do to support the movement.

Proud Supporters

We are grateful to the following organizations for supporting this film.


Producers: Brady Pilster & Atlee James

Director / Editing & Design: Atlee James

Subscribe to our monthly email to receive all the latest Documentary production updates, behind-the-scenes, screenings, and sponsorship opportunities.

Emails are sent on a bi-monthly basis, so you will not be spammed.