Frontline Workers Resource Toolkit​

How are you feeling? Are you happy at work? Try these tools to understand your emotions and mental health better.

Remember, these tools can’t replace getting help. You should get it from a trained and licensed professional.

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Checklists and Measurements

Checklists and Measurements are a list of questions. They help measure how you feel and how you handle tough situations.
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Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory

This tool helps measure the stressful events in your life.
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Are you stressed?

This measures how much stress you have and how it might be affecting your mental health.
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The Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQOL)

The Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQOL) measures the positive and negative effects on people. It is for those who have gone through tough times or disasters. It looks at things like how satisfied you are. It also looks at if you're burnt out or stressed from hearing about others' trauma.
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Happiness at Work Quiz

The Greater Good Science Center made it. It checks how happy you feel at work. The questions are based on important factors researchers have found.
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Trauma Responsive Organization Checklist

Use it as you start to become a Trauma-Responsive Organization. Just Checking In Making it easy to check in on each other. These tips can help you have a supportive conversation.
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Self-Care at Your Desk

Here are nine coping strategies for self-care. They require no special tools or training. And, they take very little time from your day.
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Self-care Tips for Frontline Workers

Here are 10 self-care tips for New York’s frontline workers. They have faced high stress during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
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First Responders Mental Health Needs Assessment

This is a survey to get the needs of first responders.
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Trauma Responsive Organization Checklist

This is also a good tool to use. Use it as you start to become a Trauma-Responsive Organization.
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Wilson Foundation Trauma-Informed Organization Implementation Roadmap

It guides organizations to review their systems. They check how well they implement best practices. These practices create trauma-informed and responsive organizations for staff and those served. This document uses the 10 Domains of Trauma Informed Organizations. They were developed by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).
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Breath, Body and Mind

Breath-Body-Mind™ (BBM) practices help people handle stress better. You can use these practices at work, home, and other places to feel less stressed. BBM teaches techniques that quickly relieve stress and make you stronger over time. It was created by doctors Richard P. Brown, MD, and Patricia Gerbarg, MD. It helps mental health, wellness, and stress resilience. It's good for everyone, including bosses and workers.
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UB School of Social Work Self-Care Toolkit

This toolkit was made for UB School of Social Work students. But, they want everyone, including students and professionals, to find it helpful. The information about making a self-care plan is a good start, even though it's not detailed. It can help people in all kinds of jobs.
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Mental Health

Mind Remake Project

Therapy and mental health resource site that provides free resources for mental health professionals or for self-help.
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Mental Health

Self-Care: Active Minds

This site gives ideas for different ways to take care of yourself. It also has podcasts about the topic.
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Greater Good Science Center: Keys to Community and Individual Well-Being

This center shares ten things that help individuals and communities be well. These actions can boost your health and happiness. They can also help you connect with others.
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Family Services

3-Strength Exercises for Helping Professionals

This site has exercises to make you stronger. The tool presented helps you and those around you feel better.
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NYSIF - State of Wellness: Employee Health Starts With Mental Health

NYS Insurance Fund wants to help workers be as healthy as possible. Their State of Wellness program gives employers and employees fun resources. They are also helpful and are about staying well. It's great for leaders too.
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