Tag Archives: EMS

*NSFW* MY PTSD + STORY TIME

Aboot my PTSD and a story time you don’t want to miss. 1. ‘Waiting for First Light’, Romeo Delaire 2. ‘Highway of Heroes’, The Trews ‘Back to the world’, Street Dogs ‘War After the War’, Street Dogs 3. 7 Cups of Tea https://www.7cups.com https://www.brainline.org/article/dsm-5-criteria-ptsd All of the criteria are required for the diagnosis of PTSD.… Read More »

PTSD WHAT ‘N THE HELL IS IT

PTSD According to the DSM 5 and my terrible job at explaining it. 1. ‘Waiting for First Light’, Romeo Delaire 2. ‘Back to the world’, Street Dogs ‘War After the War’, Street Dogs 3. 7 Cups of Tea https://www.7cups.com https://www.brainline.org/article/dsm-5-criteria-ptsd All of the criteria are required for the diagnosis of PTSD. The following text summarizes… Read More »

Start the Conversation

A 2018 study concluded that more law enforcement officers and firefighters died by suicide in 2017 than all line-of-duty deaths combined. That same study found that public safety personnel are five times more likely to suffer symptoms of PTSD and depression than their civilian counterparts. GPSTC wants to help eliminate the stigma associated with mental… Read More »

Lifelines Documentary Series — Posttraumatic Stress

First Responders are routinely exposed to traumatic events in the course of their duties. In fact, at any given time, one in four First Responders is experiencing Posttraumatic Stress and if left untreated, they are at increased risk for long-term mental and physical health problems. However, with the support and care of family, friends and… 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 »

SWORBHP Paramedic Stress, PTSD and Supports

Presented by: Dr. Elizabeth Donnelly (Paramedic and Social Work Researcher, and Assistant Professor University of Windsor), Dr. Paul Bradford (Local Medical Director), and Pete Morassutti (Regional Paramedic Educator) Brief Description: Paramedics are routinely exposed to a variety of stressors endemic to the profession, all of which may contribute to stress reactions like post-traumatic stress disorder… Read More »

PTSD in First Responders

PTSD in first responders is real. We owe it to our first responders to help spread awareness on this overlooked subject. Thank you to all that serve our country. If you are struggling with PTSD there is help available. Check out “911 Buddy Check” on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/911BuddyCheck/ Contact us: Registration@alabamafirecollege.org Call: 1(800)241-2467 Visit our website:… Read More »

PTSD Awareness Music Video – Graham Trude (Seen What I’ve Seen)

Artist: Graham Trude (www.grahamtrudemusic.com) Written By: Graham Trude, Daniel Fortier and Scott Patrick Record Company: Allied Music Group Music Producer: Stacy Heydon Film Production: Samsara Media and Loud Noise Productions Organization: Wounded Warriors Canada in partnership with Graham Trude Music A ballad displaying the real life experiences of an individual struggling with Post Traumatic Stress… Read More »

First responders find help by opening up about stress

Experts say communication is key to first responders dealing with work trauma. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for daily videos: http://bit.ly/1ERsYqw **More info & videos below** For full episodes, check out http://www.njtvnews.org/ Let us know what you think! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/njtvonline/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/njtvnews/ —————– While NJTV does not and cannot review every submission and is not responsible… Read More »

PTSD Graham Trude – Seen What I’ve Seen (TRAILER)

Artist: Graham Trude (www.grahamtrudemusic.com) Written By: Graham Trude, Daniel Fortier and Scott Patrick Record Company: Allied Music Group Music Producer: Stacy Heydon Film Production: Samsara Media and Loud Noise Productions Organization: Wounded Warriors Canada in partnership with Graham Trude Music A ballad displaying the real life experiences of an individual struggling with Post Traumatic Stress… Read More »

NFPA 1500 PTSD Final

NFPA 1500: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Fire Industry helps first responders recognize mental health issues within themselves and their department: https://www.targetsolutions.com/company-blog/ptsd-in-the-fire-service/ When an emergency call rings, fire and EMS professionals are trained to rush to the scene, stabilize the situation, provide care to patients and save lives. However, personnel cannot always anticipate how… Read More »