A guide to managing stress in crisis response professions


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Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This pocket guide focuses on general principles of stress management and offers strategies that can be incorporated into the daily routine of crisis response managers and workers. It includes sections on: understanding the stress cycle; managing stress before, during, and after an event; promoting a positive workplace environment; self-care for crisis response professionals; and references and recommended reading.