ONE MINUTE SERIES
Here you can download or share brief, straight-to-the-point articles covering a wide range of topics from Psychological First Aid to self-improvement and self-care.
The OMS series is written specially with First Responders, Medical and Mental Health professionals in mind.
Global statistics tell us that most people will experience a traumatic event at least once in their lifetime. After people encounter unexpected death, loss, severe injury, or perceived danger to themselves or others, they react strongly without any conscious effort to do so.
Among the most important skills a person can develop for self-care is the ability to identify what emotion they feel when things are tough.
The ability to skillfully name emotions is sometimes called "Affect Labeling".
Our emotions serve an important purpose, being like indicator lights to...
Many First Responders, Medical Professionals, and Mental Health Professionals report in psychotherapy that it was hard for them to admit they were struggling with trauma or other challenges and to seek help.
These professionals often explain that their reluctance to seek help was due to the stigma created by First Responder culture. A myth has been perpetuated among...