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“Get Up!” A Father’s Command from Heaven – TBH 175

Patrick J. Kenny interviewed on:  Touched by HEAVEN Everyday Encounters with God  Episode: "Get Up!" A Father's Command from Heaven - TBH 175 September 5, 2021 14-year-old Patrick Kenny lay by his father's grave on a frigid January day in Chicago. His goal? To die of...

“Taking The Cape Off” by Patrick J. Kenny Wins Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal Award

For immediate release: September 2, 2021 Readers' Favorite recognizes "Taking The Cape Off" by Patrick J. Kenny in its annual international book award contest, currently available at Amazon. The Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of...

The Invisible Hand on the Fire Ground Podcast Episode 16

August 18, 2021 The Invisible Hand on the Fire Ground podcast hosted by Battalion Chief Danny Sheridan from the FDNY.  Episode 16: His Wife passed over at 3:43, just one of the many signs Chief Pat Kenny had gotten in his lifetime. Listen to podcast here

PTSD911 Presents: Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret.)

August 18, 2021 Fire Chief Patrick Kenny’s world was rocked when he lost his own son to suicide. This was devastating as a leader. Join us for a candid conversation about mental health, wellness, and leadership in the first responder community. Chief Kenny joined film...

Patrick J. Kenny Awarded Instructor of the Year 2020-2021

August 5, 2021 Fire Engineering Chief Patrick J. Kenny of the Western Springs (IL) Fire Department is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Fire Engineering/International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award. The award was...

TAKING THE CAPE OFF Receives Readers’ Favorite 5 Stars!

Aug. 3, 2021 For immediate release Readers’ Favorite reviews the non-Fiction book – TAKING THE CAPE OFF How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss by Patrick J. Kenny, currently available at Amazon.com  Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book...

Pat Kenny on Hibernian Radio Podcast, Sat. May 22, 2021

Hibernian Radio Podcast, Sat. May 22, 2021 by hibernianradio | May 24, 2021 Podcast Fox’s Pizza, Guinness, The Cork and Kerry Irish Pub and Flood Brothers Disposal present the Hibernian Radio Hour as we continue on our First Responders Tour at The Cork and Kerry Pub...

Windy City Reviews: Taking The Cape Off

Book Review: Taking the Cape Off: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and LossFriday, June 25, 2021 Reviewed by eMMe (Deb) Lecos. Patrick Kenny’s book, Taking the Cape Off: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss, is an open...

Four Important Mental Health Leadership Lessons

International Association of Fire Chiefs - IAFC ICHEIFS ARTICLE April 2021 Chief Patrick J. Kenny Leadership can be a lonely road and one where gleaning wisdom from those who have walked the leadership path can shorten your journey to being a successful leader. I have...

Leadership Lessons Learned During a Crisis

International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) ICHIEFS ARTICLE By Chief Patrick J. Kenny April 2021 Leaders are accustomed to being in control. If you want to see leaders feel defeated, place them in a situation in which they feel powerless. Usually, you don’t see a...
Facebook Forum: Mayday for Mental Health with Pat Kenny

Facebook Forum: Mayday for Mental Health with Pat Kenny

Illinois Fire Service Institute presents Patrick J. Kenny in Facebook Forum: Mayday for Mental Health, live free training. Illinois Fire Service Institute | Facebook Facebook Live Forum - Free Live Training  Mayday for Mental Health Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 1:00...

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TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF Book Endorsement

TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF Book Endorsement

TAKING “THE CAPE” OFF FireFighterCloseCalls.com December 3, 2020 Billy Goldfeder  There’s a new FIRE book out I want to tell you about for your Christmas and holiday gift giving: Taking the Cape Off: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Lossby...

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Chief Patrick Kenny – A Father’s Perspective

Grit2.org November 2020 LESSONS LEARNED by Chief Patrick Kenny 1. Mental illness does not discriminate. Your family or children are not immune to mental illness.2. Believe your children are in pain, not just looking for attention.3. They can't "tough out" mental...

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Pat Kenny Keynote Speaker at the Effingham Fire Department

Pat Kenny Keynote Speaker at the Effingham Fire Department

Effingham Fire Department July 18, 2017 Chief Pat Kenny, from Western Springs, was the keynote speaker at the Effingham Fire Department last night. Chief Kenny’s very personal and direct approach to mental and physical health issues in the Fire Service was meant to...

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