PTSD

Straight From A Dispatcher

Michael Speigle As 911 dispatchers, we are constantly taking care of other people’s needs and emergencies. We hear and live through the countless traumas of our callers and those cries for help from our units, but rarely do we find out the outcome before moving to the next call. So, what about us? What about

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VIDEO GAMES A STRESS ELIXIR?

Tammy Spath looks at how video games may be the perfect outlet for dispatchers and calltakers to reduce stress on breaks. New research shows that video games like Pokémon GO may actually help an individual create Post Traumatic Stress Growth (PTSG) rather than the more negative PTSD.

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