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The opioid crisis is a population health issue impacting lives in nearly every community across the country. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and public safety first responders are on the front line of treating these overdose patients. 
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When first responders arrive on the scene of an incident, their first job is to remain calm and in control of the situation, putting their emotions aside to focus on saving lives. But what happens afterwards? This stress of handling critical incidents – sometimes more than one in a single day – and the cumulative effect of working in emergency services can have a profound effect on one’s mental health