Psych First Aid for Rescuers
Episode 1: Stress Injuries
Episode 2: Principles in Real Time
Episode 3: Sustaining Green
Episode 4: Integrating & Debriefing Stress
Seattle Mountain Rescue in partnership with Responder Alliance bring three segments on stress injuries for mountainous rescuers.
Life, Death, and PTSD as a Ranger in the Tetons
“If you only see death in the mountains, then you’ll never go there.” – Will Gadd
A ranger explores the juxtaposition of being a ranger in an environment that brings such joy and can have such lasting consequences.
Engaging with the Stress Continuum for you and your team
Chapter 10: Psychology First Aid and Stress Injuries
Wilderness EMS Textbook
Stress Injuries are now gaining recognition as climbing, ski mountaineering, and expedition injury types with Psychological First Aid as an accessible set of tools to be used in the remote setting to mitigate and reduce injuries that have high likelihood to cause significant psychological injury for the affected person.
The Disaster Podcast
Wilderness Psych First Aid
Psychological First Aid – NOLS
Building on these foundations, Psychological First Aid has been integrated into the Wilderness and Austere Context. NOLS Wilderness Medicine has been teaching Psychological First Aid and Stress Injury formation as part of the First Responder and First Aid curriculum for the past 5 years. Stress injuries are now included in the curriculum as part of other wilderness injury types such as head injury, spine injury and chest injury, in need of the same type of remote and improvisational tools.