- Recommended Websites:
- Recommended Books:
- Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn;
- Frank Sileo has written many children’s books on difficult issues.
- New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/
Emergency Responders Self Care Plan
Being a resilient responder starts with a commitment to taking care of yourself. This can be increasingly difficult during a pandemic, where responders experience additional stressors related to home and personal circumstances as well as those brought on by challenging mission demands. There are important steps you can take to keep yourself healthy and fit for duty as you take care of others. Complete this self-care plan before each mission/event and keep it with you so that you are ready to apply coping strategies when things get tough.