Compassion Fatigue: The Cost Some Workers Pay for Caring

Seeing trauma and suffering on a regular basis can have a deep impact on these workers.

The Other Side of Response

Becoming a first responder seemed to make disaster fall into Kendall Ruth’s path with greater frequency.

5 Guys Talking: Men of Action

An AIDS activist, a Christian missionary, a wilderness first responder, and a revolutionary rock star… Premium Members talk to four men who’ve made it their lives’ work to help other people, and how any of us can be prepared to take action in a crisis.

What Are You Prepared to Do?

In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.

Hyperarousal: Beyond Fight or Flight

In a crisis, your choices are limited, but it’s not as bad as you think.

Corporate Firefighters

Kevin Buckholtz’s workplace is not on fire. So why are his co-workers always “putting out fires”?