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Cold showers offer a powerful and accessible tool for officers to combat stress, boost resilience and cultivate mental clarity
Understaffed, overworked first responders need robust wellness programs to combat stress
Conquer stressful calls, identify treatment challenges and pitfalls, and use technology to its best potential to save lives this summer and beyond
The Best in Biz Award recognizes the new version of Lexipol’s Cordico wellness app for first responders
First responders can search for providers by by location, areas of expertise, accepted insurance, licensure and telehealth
Paramedic in Coveralls Using Tablet Computer to Check the Diagnosis for the Injured Patient on the Way to Hospital. Emergency Medical Care Assistants Puts a Ventilation Mask in an Ambulance.
COVID-19 pandemic increased substance use, burnout among first responders, study finds
The study investigated how burnout influenced the relationships between work stress, workplace support measures, COVID-specific assistance strategies and potentially harmful substance use
The depth of workplace relationships has a bigger impact on mental health than many providers realize
MedStar personnel describe their first moments on the scene of the Sandman Signature Hotel explosion
More staff, better leaders needed
The unpredictability of the job can make celebrating the holidays a logistical nightmare; here are some unique ways to stay connected
Montgomery County officials and EMS providers are exploring issues regarding funding, staffing
Four steps to stopping the stress cycle
The Waterloo fire chief also hopes to lessen stress on his crew by buying a new front-line ambulance for Station 3
EMS1’s EMS trends state-of-the-industry survey provides targets for reducing stress, staffing challenges and leadership shortfalls
Adopting programs to improve service delivery and agency culture
A closer look at the causes and effects of pressure, strain and anxiety on the EMS workforce
Capt. Jeremy Norton shares that EMS is the majority of work firefighters face
“I consider meditation as a form of elite cognitive training. These positive impacts are especially transformative for first responders.”
Reach out for help today so you can fill your cup and continue providing the outstanding care your patients deserve
The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
Pa. EMS officials, legislators call for sustainable funding as departments work with increasing demands and difficulties
TEEX Wellness and Resiliency Program Director Alisa McDonald has led the development of peer teams available to deploy to large-scale disasters
Paramedic Willie Doan Shares an urgent plea for change in a time when employee wellbeing is often sidelined in favor of productivity and profit
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced it will be providing onsite services throughout the state
The CDC partnership with the WTC Health Program raises awareness of the physical and mental effects of the attacks and the treatment
Join Fitch & Associates and EMS1 to examine solutions to the stressors of EMS providers across the country
Results from the 2023 EMS Trend Survey identify an urgent need for increased mental health support
The COVID-19 RAPID Mental Health Assessment highlights key concerns related to first responder stress, general wellbeing, and work-life balance
Get better every shift with stress management and leadership insights from Aaron Zamzow and Janelle Foskett