Caregiver Well-Being

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.

New Seminars 

The Center for Relationship Education is offering their Marriage Mondays relationship seminar and their Responding to Your Relationship seminar series free nationally to responders and their significant others.The Responding to Your Relationships program was created in conjunction with ResponderStrong, the mental health division of All Clear Foundation, and has received enthusiastic reviews from hundreds of responders. 

Marriage Mondays 
October 19, 26, November 2, and 9, 2020
8-9:30 p.m. MST

Responding to Relationships
October 22, October 29, November 5, and November 12, 2020
8-9:30 p.m. MST

On Demand Webinars

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. Watch the webinar.

The Coronavirus and Your Social Health: How to Manage Stress & Your Relationships
With the COVID-19 pandemic, EMS providers face additional challenges to health and well-being. Long shifts, odd hours, sleep deprivation, overtime/second jobs, and trauma exposure can do damage to our personal and professional relationships. There’s no better time than right now to learn healthy relationship and communication skills that you can put to use immediately. Take advice from these EMS experts, Rhonda Kelly and Jonathan Dickerson, on effective ways to manage stressors and mitigate negative impacts on relationships in this novel world—where long shifts are now followed by more crowded households and social distancing. Watch the webinar
 
Tools for COVID-19 Stress Management
Assessment Tools
Stress and Trauma Management
Well-Being Resources
Video Resources