Latest Job stress management News

Retreats help first responders regroup from stress

Jul. 26, 2019 12:38 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Emergency dispatcher Laura Thomas rarely has to think back too far to find an example of what makes her job stressful. "Today, I happened to take a call where the caller told me that his girlfriend had been shot," she said recently. "And when I asked him who shot her, he said, 'I...

Police use mindfulness meditation to relieve stress

Jul. 23, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — On any given day a police officer might respond to a shooting, armed robbery, domestic dispute, intoxicated person, drug overdose or some other type of crime or incident. It's what lands the job consistently in the Top 5 most stressful jobs nationwide. Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro...