November 7, 2020
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How First Responders Are Prepared to Deal With Trauma

First responders are seen as some of the strongest, most respected members of our communities. They are tasked with exuding strength and safety while maintaining control and composure in any kind of high-stress situation. However, they are not immune to trauma, and the nature of their work puts their mental health at risk just as much as their physical health. Providing trauma and mental health crisis training for first responders and building resilience for first responders and their families daily can set the groundwork for a healthier, balanced daily life. Providing this information and breaking down stigmas that still surround mental health and trauma treatment can instill necessary preventative measures […]