Depression, stress, PTSD and substance use are just a few of the psychological health and safety issues that affect first responders. First on the scene of traumatic and dangerous situations, these professionals put their mental health at risk constantly. This package will cover the significant role workplace culture plays in response to dealing with mental health challenges plus discuss effective practices for lessening stress disorders experienced by first responders.
After taking this workshop, participants will:
- Begin to see the ways in which they can implement protections in the workplace
- Be exposed to an accessible and evidence-based introduction to traumatic stress and its
- Begin to see PTSD and OSIs as workplace injuries
- Understand what they can do to become grounded