First Responders Respond to Mindfulness

New feasibility study with Canadian first responders shows five to 10 minutes a day of online mindfulness training reduces stress, increases resilience and improves self-care.

After participating in online mindfulness training for just five to 10 minutes a day for 30 consecutive days, 178 Canadian first responders from across the country experienced less stress, greater resilience and increased engagement at work. The first responders, who completed the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge in March 2017, serve in policing, fire, EMT, rescue, ER, 911 and the military.

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