Politics & The First Responder… It’s Killing Us!

By Sean Riley

Wow…  Look at what’s going on. I say this all of the time and I will continue to say this and those that work for us and work with us witness unfortunately everyday…  Politics, administrators and the government kill (literally) our first responders!!!  Before I go further let me say that in order for my life to get better I had to look within and change myself before I could change anything else in this world!!!

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The Role Of Meditation & Yoga In The Recovery For First Responders

By Safe Call Now Admin

Yoga therapy and meditation are effective additions to recovery and relapse prevention. Using only one modality of treatment in a recovery plan minimizes the complexity of the individual, and makes recovery virtually impossible.

The First Responder Wellness Program carefully works with each client to devise a progressive and multi-modality treatment plan that is fully comprehensive and individualized.  Meditation and yoga therapy help during the changes you experience in recovery;  later, the special skills learned in these two therapies are effective in reducing stress, relapse prevention and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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How To Stage A First Responder Intervention

If you have a first responder who is suffering from substance misuse or addiction, chances are you have considered staging an intervention.  It is incredibly devastating to watch a loved one struggling. They may often claim to quit, only to use again.  Their moods may shift dramatically, and they may lash out and become unstable at even the mention of the thought of help.  If an first responder has reached this serious and severe stage of abuse and/or addiction, the important people in his or her life may have no choice but to stage an intervention.

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