NENA Wellness Continuum

NENA Wellness Continuum

Wellness Resources for the 9-1-1 Community

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The NENA Continuum initiative is a comprehensive approach to wellness in the 9-1-1 industry. It is an environment that brings together professionals, resources, standards, ideas, training, lessons learned, and innovation – all focused on a singular goal: Your personal wellness.

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Resource Key

Each resource has been identified with one or more of the following terms:

  Prevention
  Sustainment
  Intervention
  Other

  Mindset - What we think (Personal)
  Skillset - What we do (Professional)
  Culture - Who we are (Organizational)

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Latest Resources

How to make stress your friend.

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case.

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The 9-1-1 Leaders’ Post Tragedy Care Checklist

This Leader’s Care Checklist is written directly to you or your designee who will oversee providing staff support when High Impact Events (HIE) happen in your agency.

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A Guide for a Peer Support Program

While peer support programs may seem similar to the earlier developed self help movement, in fact they are quite different. Peer support programs focus on everyday experiences of everyday typical people.

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Coping with Suicide Loss

Survivors often experience a wide range of grief reactions and wrestle with what do I do now?

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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue may occur in a wide range of persons involved in providing aid to others.

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Employee Assistance Program Proposal

Prepare and submit a proposal for an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) benefits for XX County Public Safety Communications Center employees and their families.

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15 Tips to a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep problems are a common symptom for people who are recovering from traumatic events. One’s usual methods for falling asleep may no longer work. Disturbing thoughts of reenactment, rescue orreunion may interfere with one’s sleep cycle.

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First Responder Resiliency

The stress of working in EMS can be combatted by improving resiliency. Evidence based program improves & sustains first-responder behavioral health.

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Crisis Resources for Emergency Responders Waukesha

This is a sample resource to help others create a list of contacts that may be needed in a crisis situation or scenario where they may need to engage other resources to help care for those on the team.

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Anger at Work

While anger is a normal human emotion it must be properly managed and expressed in the workplace.

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911 SWIPST: Southern Wisconsin Peer Support Team

This is an example for others setting up or looking for a resource to help model an intervention team.

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911 SWIPST: Southern Wisconsin Peer Support SOP

This is an example of SOP for intervention team. Includes background, concept and goals, contacting the team and team notifications process.

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