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November 22, 2021 | View as webpage

Dear EMS1 Member,

The holidays are a juggling act for many, especially first responders. While you may not be able to join your family for every celebration, it is still a time to appreciate and connect with our loved ones.  

In this special edition of the EMS1 Daily eNewsletter, learn how to protect your family from the stress of the job. Also find strategies for ensuring your family is prepared if you are injured or deployed during a disaster response.

Learn more about reconnecting with loved ones and mitigating the impact of the job on your family and relationships with a webinar from Mike Taigman and Sascha Liebowitz. Learn more.

Wishing you and yours happy holidays.

Stay safe, 

— Kerri Hatt 
Editor-in-Chief, EMS1


Family re-entry: Tips for giving your best to your loved ones
By Mike Taigman 
4 simple questions to improve first responder family relationships
What is vicarious trauma and how to prevent it in EMS
By Lieutenant Brad Bouchillon; American Military University 
Moderating exposure to secondary trauma and practicing self-care can help EMTs and paramedics avoid PTSD
On-Demand Webinar: How to assess and heal your stress-damaged relationships
A crowd-sourced educational stress management experience with Mike Taigman, Angela Leath and Greg Friese
Worth every minute: 3 daily stress-relief habits
By Greg Friese, MS, NRP 
I believe that managing micro-stressors will prepare me for when I am confronted with a large, high-stress incident at work or home
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Two in, two out: Maintaining your marriage in EMS
By Lieutenant Brad Bouchillon; American Military University 
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By Greg Friese, MS, NRP 
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