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While you might be able to accurately diagnose every patient you treat, you must also prioritize your own physical and mental health
Inspiring ways to recognize providers’ contributions, educate the community and recruit the next generation
As the Greek physician and philosopher Hippocrates said, “If you are in a bad mood, go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood, go for another walk.”
Municipal leaders support the bill but ask where will funding for mental health resources come from and what will be the impact on insurance funds
Listen to her extraordinary story of overcoming personal trauma and how obstacle course racing has helped her in her EMS career
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler promoted funding to spare the non-police intervention service
Prioritize your wellbeing to pave the way for sustained healthy living
Informed by evidence EMS chaplain Russ Myers places a high priority on follow-up with EMS personnel and dispatchers after any pediatric patient transport
Here’s an overview of what EMS chaplains do and how you can become one
DEA proposal would make marijuana a Schedule III drug but not make it legal for recreational use
Agencies in Lima and Allen County work on peer support, EAP and training to help their public safety personnel
AMR’s ‘Freddie’ helps EMTs, paramedics deal with traumatic calls
The importance of bearing witness to the tragedy we encounter in daily life, and the gifts that these difficult situations sometimes bring
5 tips to inspire and influence others, stop making assumptions, removes biases and build better relationships
A firefighter charged with urinating on a medic’s belongings is a sign of a problem left brewing for too long
The rewards outweigh the challenges when it comes to serving your own community
“What drives us to do what we do?”
Don’t run when things get tough; follow these 3 tips instead
The term has been banned from EMS training with the exception to describe its historical usage
Missoula’s Crisis Intervention Team training is based on actual incidents and focuses on communication, inter-agency networking
The initiative addresses the complex interplay between repetitive head impacts, traumatic brain injuries and mental health symptoms among first responders
Chest pain, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath: While panic attacks and anxiety attacks share common symptoms, they also have distinct differences
Nearly half of respondents said that the organization of their home has an impact on their mental health and 80% feel more motivated when their home isn’t cluttered
Hit your fitness goals without breaking the bank
Bryan Johnson’s biohacking protocol has gone viral – could this practice benefit your wellbeing?
Be alert to these phrases and ready to be empathetic and non-judgmental
Boston EMS implements nutrition, physical and mental wellness education, psychological first aid to meet the needs of its members
Resiliency training and a CISM program laid a foundation for the Richmond Ambulance Authority to support its providers’ mental health
A top-tier athlete breathwork coach shares exercises to reset your mindset on and off shift