The Sharp End
Episode 35: The Aftermath
Starr Jamison describes an avalanche fatality and the painful, disorienting aftermath, how she recovered, and how she’s working to help others deal with similar experiences. http://soar4life.org
Utah Avalanche Center
Breaking the Stigma with Traumatic Stress – Another Conversation with Dave Richards
Drew Hardesty speaks with Dave Richards, head of Alta Snow Safety about stress injuries in the snow science community in this podcast episode.
The Avalanche Review
After the Rescue by Dave Richards (p.38)
Psychological First Aid by Liz Tuohy (p.39-41)
Handling Rescue Stress for Avalanche Professionals by Aaron Parmet (p.42-3)
Notes from Teton County Victim Services by Tracy Trefren (p.43)
National Ski Patrol
Helping to keep people safe in the outdoors is what a ski patroller does. Helping to keep themselves safe – physically, mentally and emotionally – is what they must do.