EMS, fire, law enforcement, dispatchers, emergency department staff and all other public safety responders face a host of challenges every day. Among the challenges are burnout, brownout, job stress, PTSD, suicide, personal safety, active threats, diseases and more. To help combat those challenges, the Tidewater EMS Council and the Tidewater CISM Team present Taking Care of Our Own, October 20-23, 2016 in Chesapeake. This conference is for EMS, fire, law enforcement, dispatchers, other healthcare and public safety providers, the behavioral health community and private employers featuring topics on self-protection, threat awareness, stress management, preventing suicide, treating PTSD and preventing infectious diseases. More information and register.