Personal and professional well being is vital to your quality of life. It’s important to recognize and manage the symptoms of stress. The information on this page includes self-assessment tools, general information and links to internal and external resources where you can go to get help. You are not in this alone, please reach out if you need assistance.
Thursday, April 2, 1 p.m. ET
First Responders, Stress Management and Coronavirus
Coronavirus transformed our lives nearly overnight. Suddenly, we’re bombarded with messages: Stay home, shelter in place, avoid sick people, flatten the curve, not enough ventilators, you may be a carrier for days without symptoms. It’s no wonder people all over the world have a higher collective stress level than any time in modern history. Hosted by Mike Taigman, Improvement Guide and Lead, ResilientFirst/FirstWatch.
Thursday, April 2 or Monday, April 6 at 6 p.m. MST
First Responders: How to Navigate the Challenging times of COVID-19 Professionally and Personally
Hosted by the founders of the First Responder Sleep Recovery Project, Jacqueline and Sean Toomey. Sean will discuss how to cope with this pandemic on the job from his perspective as a career firefighter and answer any questions you have. Jacqueline will discuss how to manage stress hormones, and find stress relief to be grounded, calm and focused amidst the state of the world. After the talk, you will be guided into a short decompressing, relaxation practice. Find a comfortable spot to participate in the webinar so you're ready for this part of the practice, either laying down on your bed or you can do this from a seated position in a chair.
Friday April 3, 1 p.m. ET
The Coronavirus and Your Social Health: How to Manage Stress & Your Relationships
With the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, EMS providers face additional challenges to our health and well-being. Learn skills to help you cope. Hosted by Rhonda Kelly, GMR's National Director of GMR Life.
Friday April 3, 4 p.m. ET
Clinical and Patient Care Insights Related to COVID-19
Hosted by AAA and moderated by Dr. Ed Racht, GMR Chief Medical Officer.