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A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides an easy-to-use pocket guide focusing on general principles of stress management and offering simple, practical strategies that can be incorporated into the daily routine of managers and workers. It also provides a concise orientation to the signs and symptoms of stress.

A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions provides a framework for stress management strategies for crisis response workers and managers. These strategies are sufficiently broad so that individuals and groups can select those that best fit their needs and circumstances. Education about stress and its prevention and mitigation through planning are essential.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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Categories: Emergency Response, Disaster,
Content Type: External Resource,