Tag Archives: emergency

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 »

Pride and Post-Traumatic Stress for Hudson Hero Pilot

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/11/30/Highest_Duty_Captain_Chesley_Sullenberger Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s says that he and his crew experienced post-traumatic stress after the January 15, 2009 incident on the Hudson River. Despite the mental strain, he feels “gratified and very proud” of the outcome. —– Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger had less than three minutes to plan and execute the… Read More »