Front Line Workers PTSD Assessment and Support – Putting Our Own Oxygen Mask on First, Before Helping Those Around Us Is More Important Now Than Ever. : michaeldadson

Our Courageous First Responders and Military are being exposed now more than ever to extremely stressful and traumatic exposure. We are doing our best to get out as many resources as possible on our Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLnx2V8zK9VEg60V5NH2fDQ?view_as=subscriber and Website https://www.gentlecurrentstherapy.com/. If you or anyone you know is working on the front lines and experiencing unusual stress or signs of PTSD, we are here to help. We offer both neurofeedback the best known resource for supporting PTSD along with specialized Virtual counselling in the area. Here is a link to do a self assessment if you are experiencing any PTSD symptoms https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355967. Additional work by B.C. Clinical Counsellor Michael Dadson in Brookswood Langley, who specializes in this area, can be found by following the following link https://guilfordjournals.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1521/ijgp.2014.64.3.367). Flight Attendants take the crucial time to stress the importance of putting our own oxygen mask on before helping those around us. It is even more vital that our front line workers physical and mental well being are looked after, to be able to help those in need. We can’t stress enough the importance of taking care of yourself during this time. If you or any of your loved ones are showing any signs of the PTSD or extreme stress, do not hesitate to reach out to our office or your local counsellor specializing in this area. Stress and Post Traumatic Stress exposure during these unusual times is a very real but treatable thing. Let us work together to end the stigma around Mental Health and get our courageous Front Line Workers the support they need, to protect civilians who are depending on them during this time.

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