Resiliency

IN THE STRESS OF TIMES

By Jim Lanier How did you become so invested in the issue of 9-1-1 stress and resiliency? Like many others 25-plus years ago, I came from the old school of public safety stress management: Suck it up and move on. As a field responder, 9-1-1 dispatcher, and calltaker, I got my fair share of mental

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IN PURSUIT OF A BLUEPRINT FOR 9-1-1 WELLNESS

By Jim Marshall The history of our nation’s failure to care for our warriors returning from war is hard to face. Even now we are playing a dangerous game of catch up—even as researchers have finally begun connecting the dots between escalating rates of service-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicide.1  But in case you

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