First Responder Resiliency:Smashing the Stigma. Full length documentary.
You can view it at smashingthestigma.com.
First Responder Resilience:Smashing the Stigma. A documentary by Tania Glenn.
Stress in the workplace and at home is a reality for many first responders. Left unchecked it could impact your health in negative ways. Stressors have a major influence upon mood, our sense of well-being, behavior, and health. (Schneiderman, Ironson, Siegel. 2005)
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has released a toolkit for Veterans, their families, and friends to help them support those who might be struggling with emotional distress, crises, or thoughts of suicide on social media.
Firefighters report that studying for promotion can lead to poor sleep habits, neglecting exercise, and unhealthy dietary choices. These individuals gain weight and see their fitness levels significantly decrease during this time.
"It’s been a little over a year since we launched our Peer Support Team so we put together this short video to update you on what we’ve been doing. To those who have reached out, we’re so glad you did; it’s our honor to serve you as a Peer Support Team member.
This article contains the steps it takes to file a Hearing Aide Worker's Compensation claim.
Lack of time plays a large role in the struggle to maintain a regular exercise routine. The unpredictable schedule of first responders can make fitting in a workout even more challenging.
Public safety personnel are at an increased risk for stress related issues, including PTSD. While PTSD is linked to trauma exposure, not everyone who experiences or is exposed to trauma will have symptoms severe enough to warrant a diagnosis of PTSD.