Do First Responders Understand Their Mental Health Benefits?

By Safe Call Now Admin Staff

The answer to that question is “probably not.”  About half of all employees don’t understand their benefits.  When you think about it, that’s not really all that’s surprising. Let’s call it like it is…  our healthcare system is overly complex.  Based on the Global Brand Simplicity Index, healthcare ranks last (yes, LAST) in simplicity across 25 different industries and the large healthcare insurance companies hold three of the bottom five spots.  Yikes!

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Deployed… and Left Alone at Home

By Chelsea Davenport – Co-Founder PEAK 1 Wellness

I have a very dear friend that had a baby girl at then end of last summer. What was a happy and blissful time with this new addition to her family soon turned out to be a very scary time. A few weeks after her birth she was having serious health concerns which landed her in the hospital. Her situation was so severe that she had to be transferred to a different hospital that was better equipped to handle her critical condition. She then needed to be put on life support and was fighting for her life.

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Tips for “Life” After a First Responder Goes to Treatment

By Safe Call Now Admin

Life after treatment for a first responder can be an adjustment, but if you follow a few simple tips, the transition to an independent life can be smooth and successful.

Follow Your Aftercare Program

You’ll exit your treatment armed with an aftercare plan to help prevent relapse, so it’s important to closely follow your individualized plan. Studies show that extended substance abuse treatment utilizing an aftercare program is associated with improved outcomes.

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