Coping With Ongoing Work Stress Webinar

Frontline Strong Together (FST5) announced the launch of their free webinar series. The first webinar will focus on Coping With Ongoing Work Stress — Michigan first responders, along with a mental health professional, will discuss the challenges of recurring difficult experiences and ways of coping.

Frontline Strong Together Webinar Series Flyer: Coping with Ongoing Work Stress

This program is funded via a grant from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and enacted in collaboration with the Police Officers Association of Michigan, the Fraternal Order of Police, the Michigan Fire Fighters Union, and The Wayne State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences.

Webinar Details

To attend this webinar, please register today. Participation will remain anonymous.

  • When: November 30, 2022, from 7:30 – 8:15 p.m.  
  • Where: Virtual, accessible through Zoom
    • If you cannot make it live, the recording will be available on the FST5 website.

Webinar Participants

Steve Faith: Detroit and Dearborn Sergeant Police Officer (20 years), U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force member (5 years), SWAT team member (9 years), Peer support team member since 2020, full-time dad, husband, and coach. 

Mike Wierenga: Grand Rapids Police Department Police Officer. Two The Rescue Life Saving Training L.L.C. Co-Owner. 30 years of law enforcement. and 18 years as a firefighter experience, with nearly 6.500 hours of classroom and practical skill instruction on police, fire, and EMS departments as well as colleges, universities, hospitals, and security agencies. 

Arash Javanbakht, MD, Director of Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic (STARC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Manisha Leary, Moderator: LMSW, Frontline Strong Together (FST5) Program Manager, Clinical Therapist Wayne Health Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences Services.

Additional Organization Information

If you are in need of resources or in crisis, call 1-833-34-STRONG. This hotline is available 24/7 for police officers, fire fighters, EMS, correctional officers, and their immediate families.

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