Control What You Can, Leave The Rest

Despite all of the stress of this election cycle first responders, police and healthcare workers have been “ruckin’ it up” and doing their jobs. The data indicates y’all are stressed out and burning out. And it is no wonder why. Two important coping strategies in these times: 1) reach out to someone on your team and 2) control what you can and let go of the rest.

Michael Wm. Marks Ph.D., ABPP

Dr. Marks is currently a Professor of Practice in Psychology and Program Director of the Supportive Education for Returning Veterans at the University of Arizona. Dr. Marks was co-founder of Vietnam Veterans of Montana and has received the Disabled Americans Veterans Humanitarian Award. Dr. Marks has dedicated his career to working with trauma survivors, both military and civilian, adults and children, for the last 44 years.

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