Tag Archives: 9/11

Midtown Helicopter Crash 911 PTSD

The Helicopter Crash in Midtown Manhattan, June 10, 2019, triggered my personal memories of living in NYC during 911 and how it can cause PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in all people who lived on this earth during that awful event. Watch “Michelle Rosenblum – My New York (Full Album)” on YouTube Watch “Communing with… Read More »

Psilocyin and Psychedelics' Efficacy in Healing First Responders and Mental Health Workers

Most healthcare and mental health workers are likely to experience a form of post-traumatic stress or compassion fatigue during their career. These helping professions including first responders who have increasing rates of suicide related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) carry a high burden and stigma around being open with mental health struggles. Just like a… Read More »

FOT – Recognizing PTSD, Mental Health in EMS, mental health benefits of essential oils & terpenes

Flight of Thoughts, Episode 14 of the podcast features Derek Davis, an Advanced Care Paramedic who is hitting 15 years of experience in EMS. He takes us through several topics that all connect to mental & physical health and wellness. Derek elaborates on the struggles he has faced as a paramedic and his journey to… Read More »

FOT #11 – Paramedic stories, preventing PTSD, how to re-process traumatic experiences with cannabis

This is an exciting episode with my good friend Charlie, who worked with me as a Paramedic and as a 9-1-1 call taker. We share some of our most intense experiences working in emergency services, how we use cannabis for self care to prevent PTSD as first responders, healthy VS unhealthy coping strategies, and more… Read More »

Flight of Thoughts – Analysis of addiction, PTSD, pediatric epilepsy in The Shining (Video)

*SPOILER ALERTS* This is a special segment of Flight of Thoughts that analyzes classic movies to explore themes that are related to mental health, trauma, psychedelics, and other surreal themes that may have been missed by audiences. This time we look at Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”. I am joined by my good friend Chris Kinsella,… Read More »

NIU study links 9-1-1 dispatchers and PTSD symptoms

A new study by researchers at Northern Illinois University suggests that the on-the-job, indirect exposure to trauma puts dispatchers at risk for developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). NIU psychology study links 9-1-1 dispatchers with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms Source: Youtube

PTSD: Mental Health in the Wake of Disaster

Dr. Claude Chemtob, a professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has worked exstensively in the field of post traumatic stress, especially in children. In this video he discusses how traumatic events, like disasters, can cause post traumatic stress disorder, and how the disorder can effect children differently than adults. Source:… Read More »

Charles Ewing Smith 2016 “The Demolition of Truth–Psychologists Examine 9/11 PART 1” WS

Never Before has the TRUTH – like the evidence – been so swiftly and thoroughly deconstructed, purged, and destroyed as in the case of the September 11, 2001 attacks on America. We were lied to – by those we trusted to ensure the safety and security of our nation. We continue to be lied to.… Read More »

Tribute to First Responders – Official Music Video by Kevin Davison

When Those Sirens Are Gone From what was once a simple song performed by paramedic/firefighter Kevin Davison in his living room quickly became a giant anthem for First Responders. Now this powerful song has a video depicting “just another day in a First Responder’s life”. Song written by Kevin Davison & Doug Folkins Video: Sponsored… Read More »