Holistic Stress Relief Techniques; Ongoing List

Let’s take a few minutes of mindfulness to remember that nothing good is ever accomplished expediently when stress has taken over. Quick and easy relaxation techniques, when kept in regular practice, can change an event from disaster to a non-compulsive order that comes naturally with relaxation.

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PTSS is Quietly Killing Firefighters

Much like war or rape, fire is shocking, life-threatening, unrelenting, and the damage is permanent. This puts firefighters at a high risk for PTSS. A few studies have also looked at what factors might put firefighters at greater risk for the development of PTSD. A number of risk factors for PTSD among firefighters have been identified.

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