Caring for Yourself Before Caring for Others: Practicing Self-Care

It is important that we put our mask on first before assisting others with their mask. Afterall, we can't fully be there for others if we can't be there for ourselves. 

 

In the wake of some serious losses within the Fire family over the past month, it is important that we continue to take care of ourselves and each other. An awesome article is attached that defines self-care and discusses the importance of practicing self-care as a Firefighter. 

 

Click here to read the article about why Firefighters need to practice self-care. 

 

If you, or someone you know, are experiencing difficulties, Peer Support Services are also available for your support! You can also contact Dr. Ebony Butler @ 512-974-5482 or 601-559-7886 or Dr. Marc Kruse @ 512-974-0225 for more assistance.