You are not alone. If you need help The Code Green help and resources page has links and numbers for immediate mental health assistance.
Some of my top reads from September 2013: 4 Things to Know Before You Needle the Chest 7 Drugs that can Kill Kids in a Single Dose (also find a CE on this topic from Kyle David Bates, called Pediatric Ingestions, at RapidCE.com) The Silent Killer, suicide among EMS profesisonals Collar Only Spine Immobilization Celebrate […]
I compiled this post in March but never posted it because of the transition to the EMS Blogs Network. There is some really great information in these posts. Enjoy. The Unwired Medic shares with readers the EMS blogs that he recommends. Visit his list and add your own recommendations in the post comments. With EMS […]
As a 911 dispatcher my theory on talking to anyone in crisis is simple: if you’re talking, you’re alive. Keep suicidal callers talking. For that moment you know they are alive. I ask questions in these three areas: