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What Is Post Traumatic Growth?

This article explains how some people can grow from a trauma and see life differently.  However, don't be confused and think this means you won't experience suffering.  PTG doesn't mean you get a detour from the pain.  It just means maybe I got stronger from that hike.  Take a look ...
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What Is The Personal Toll on Firefighter Families?

The divorce rate for firefighters is three times that of the general population, which is the highest rate in the nation, second only to that of the military. A functioning, long-term marriage in this profession is uncommon; a happy, thriving, intimate one is rare. My husband Mike and I are ...
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PTSD Symptoms in First Responders Looks Different,

PTSD symptoms in first responders look a lot different than PTSD symptoms in sexual assault survivors.These symptoms below are specific to PTSD among first responders.Intrusive memories, dreams, or flashbacks of a specific incidentRefusing to talk about a traumatic eventLosing interest in activitiesAvoiding places where a traumatic event occurredFeelings of hopelessness, ...
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AB 1116 Peer Support and Crisis Referral Program

If this bill passes it will give first responders working as a peer supporter the rights to confidential conversations.  Hopefully encouraging all first responders to reach out more often. g) California has a responsibility to ensure that its emergency service and public safety agencies are equipped with the tools necessary to assist ...
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How Important is Family Time For Your Kids Mental Health?

The goal of every parent is to raise a happy and well-adjusted child. There are thousands of books which provide information and advice on raising children successfully. Experts in their respective fields strive to give parents the most up to date information whether it is about health, nutrition, child development, ...
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