First responders' trauma intervention resource toolkit

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Toolkit
Author:  Centre for Suicide Prevention
Publisher:  Centre for Suicide Prevention

This toolkit describes the incidence of PTSD correlated with suicide among first responders. It describes signs and symptoms of PTSD and trauma, warning signs and risk and protective factors. It also describes two interventions, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and a peer support program. The toolkit was produced in Canada and the help resources listed are Canadian.

Settings:  First Responders
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Risk and Protective Factors, Warning Signs
Strategies:  Respond to Crisis