Tag Archives: EMS

Cape medics hit hard by PTSD due to repeated ambulance attacks

Thursday, 15 August 2019 Cape medics hit hard by PTSD due to repeated ambulance attacks | Easy Man Post-traumatic stress disorder due to repeated attacks on EMS has led to the equivalent of 11 ambulances being off Cape roads. #Easy_Man Source: Youtube

Discussing PTSD with Pastor Ben Boeshaar

Source: The Mayo Clinic states that “Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it.*” Thousands struggle with this disorder daily. In this episode, Andrea interviews her own son, a former firefighter, who experienced PTSD.Hear of his ordeal and how he copes… 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 »

Living With PTSD | Bell Let’s Talk Day | January 30, 2019

January 30th 2019 is Bell Let’s Talk day where we discuss mental health awareness. I dig in living with PTSD, how it happens, what it’s like to deal with it everyday, medication and going forward. Trauma in the workplace is real and it can happen to anyone, friends, family and yourself. It’s real and it… Read More »

Cleveland EMS paramedics share their stories of PTSD and mental health trauma.

The people we rely on to save us in an emergency could be facing a mental health crisis themselves. Cleveland 19 spoke to three Cleveland EMS paramedics who shared their stories of PTSD and mental health trauma. http://www.cleveland19.com/2019/01/15/cleveland-ems-paramedics-urge-city-address-job-related-ptsd/ Source: Youtube

A former EMS commander who shares his story of PTSD and mental health trauma.

The people we rely on to save us in an emergency could be facing a mental health crisis themselves. Cleveland 19 spoke to a former EMS commander who shared his story of PTSD and mental health trauma. http://www.cleveland19.com/2019/01/15/cleveland-ems-paramedics-urge-city-address-job-related-ptsd/ Source: Youtube