A guide to managing stress in crisis response professions

Date: 2005
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Manual
Author:  Center for Mental Health Services
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This pocket guide focuses on general principles of stress management and offers strategies that can be incorporated into the daily routine of crisis response managers and workers. It includes sections on: understanding the stress cycle; managing stress before, during, and after an event; promoting a positive workplace environment; self-care for crisis response professionals; and references and recommended reading.

Settings:  Workplaces, First Responders
About Suicide:  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Strategies:  Respond to Crisis