First responders’ trauma intervention resource toolkit


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Centre for Suicide Prevention
Centre for Suicide Prevention

This toolkit describes the incidence of PTSD correlated with suicide among first responders. It describes signs and symptoms of PTSD and trauma, warning signs and risk and protective factors. It also describes two interventions, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and a peer support program. The toolkit was produced in Canada and the help resources listed are Canadian.