Week 7 Additional Considerations
Our discussion this week focuses on the mental health needs of an often-overlooked population, the first responders of disasters. The links below provide powerful insights and testimonials to the importance of protecting one’s mental health and may be helpful resources in the discussion.
Beyond Debriefing: How to Address Responders’ Emotional Health
Former Emergency Service Workers Speak Out about their Experiences with PTSD
Psychological Trauma and First Responders
Remember to respond to at least three classmates during the week in the discussion forum.
Each week in the discussion forum: