Burnout in frontline workers is becoming a crisis, resulting in more sick days taken, cases left open longer, less calls answered, higher potential for injury on duty, officer shortage, lower station moral and more...
Immense measures have been taken to support frontline workers on the mental health side.
Andi will speak about shift work and other stress triggers frontline workers face on the job, giving action steps that commanding officers and frontline workers can implement right away without any additional cost to help prevent the following physical signs of burnout:
- Insomnia, tired and wired, waking mid sleep
- Exhaustion: mentally and physically
- Anxiety and depression
- Bursts of anger and mood swings
- Hormonal imbalances
- Brain fog, poor concentration and poor memory
- And the inability to cope with smaller stressors