Psychiatric Times-First Responders and Mental Health-When Heroes Need Rescuing

Psychiatric Times-First Responders and Mental Health-When Heroes Need Rescuing

A recent press release went out for September Suicide Prevention Awareness month regearding an article written by Dr. Rodney Luster enttled: First Responders and Mental Health: When Heroes Need Rescuing. 

 

The article looks at the potential emotional and mental stresses associated with first responders and recent statistics that indiccate a sharp rise in those who have dealth with suicidal ideation and the mortality rates regarding being a first responder. In addition, Dr. Luster suggests a variety of ways that organizations and communities can begin assisting this particular group for better mental health. You can read more on this recent Psychiatric Times release!

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