By Behavior Science and Mental Health Experts at Johnson & Johnson
NAMI is partnering with #FirstRespondersFirst to raise awareness about the importance of mental health in frontline health care and public safety professionals. In today's blog, a clinical psychologist describes how stress can affect your thoughts, emotions, and physical well-being.
As a first responder, you may find yourself working around the clock and you’re probably experiencing a lot of stress. You may also be sleeping in a new environment to avoid exposing the people you live with to the virus. All of this can impact your sleep and you may not be getting the rest you need.
Consider the practical tips in this video to help you stay alert during your shift and get the sleep you need when you have the chance:
Source: Psych Hub
This piece originally appeared on thriveglobal.com.
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