Sarah Carter on Mental Health, First Responders, and Open Communication
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In this community, we face challenges together, prioritizing resilience in our professional and personal lives. It's a space for first responders to learn, share experiences, and find strategies for managing pressures.
Kyle Goodknight
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Sarah Carter on Mental Health, First Responders, and Open Communication

S2 E12 • Jun 4, 2024 • 37 mins

Kyle Goodknight and Sarah Carter discuss Sarah's journey into mental health, the challenges in mental health education, and the importance of open communication in first responder relationships. They also cover managing stress through leisure activities and dealing with vicarious trauma.

Key Points

  • Recognizing and addressing body language is crucial for identifying stress and anxiety in first responders and their loved ones.
  • Misdiagnosis in mental health can be detrimental, emphasizing the need for thorough and ongoing assessments rather than quick judgments.
  • Vicarious trauma is a real and significant issue for those who listen to or witness traumatic events, requiring appropriate coping strategies and support.
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