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26 08, 2018

Mental Health Professional Finds Rewards in Helping First-Responders

By |August 26th, 2018|Mental Health, Public Recognition and Honors|0 Comments

Dr. Deborah Silveria had her phone in hand as she stood in the terminal at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, CA. She was checking last-minute text messages and emails when I met her outside the gate. […]

10 12, 2017

Book Review: Save My Life School, by Natalie Harris

By |December 10th, 2017|Book Reviews, Mental Health, Opinion|0 Comments

Natalie Harris, an advanced care paramedic in Ontario, Canada, shares her personal journey battling depression and addiction from a post-traumatic stress injury she suffered on the job. […]

8 10, 2017

2017 Public Safety Peer Support Conference

By |October 8th, 2017|Mental Health, Opinion|0 Comments

Over 500 public safety professionals attended the Peer Support Conference in San Diego last week. […]

21 09, 2017

Who Decides if You have a Bad Day at Work?

By |September 21st, 2017|Law Enforcement Training, Mental Health, Opinion|2 Comments

Phone lines do not stop ringing; radio transmissions feel never-ending. 9-1-1 callers do not have emergencies; police officers, firefighters, and EMTs respond to calls for service not even public-safety related. […]

11 02, 2016

Yoga 101 for 911 Dispatchers

By |February 11th, 2016|Law Enforcement Training, Mental Health, Wellness|0 Comments

Meditate on this: yoga can help emergency dispatchers deal with stress. […]

6 01, 2016

Stress in Public-Safety: Is the glass half-full or half-empty?

By |January 6th, 2016|Law Enforcement Training, Mental Health|0 Comments

When you see the picture of the glass in its captured state, the age-old question first comes to mind: “Is the glass half-full or half-empty?” […]