Topic: mental health

Impact of Work-Related Factors on Stress and Health among 911 Calltakers and Dispatchers in California

Empirical literature examining the health and wellness of emergency responders has continued to grow over the past decade. Yet there is a relative absence of literature on 911 telecommunicators, who are often the “first, first responders” in an emergency. Examination of work-related factors that enhance risk for stress and adverse outcomes may improve current prevention and intervention efforts in this population. Methods: Civilian 911 calltakers and dispatchers from the state of...

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By Responders For Responders with Rhonda Kelly

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode41-2019-01-10-RhondaKelly_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:10 — 29.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Rhonda Kelly, ResponderStrong Program Manager at the National Mental Health Innovation Center. They discuss Rhonda’s circuitous route to her current career, barriers to emergency responders getting mental...

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