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Living Blue

“Living Blue” – New Book by Barbara Rubel

By Barbara Rubel Law Enforcement, Vicarious trauma No Comments
Barbara Rubel's new book Living Blue is now available! Co-authored with Jason Palamara, a retired cold case homicide detective, it was published on December 6, 2023 and can be purchased on Amazon. The effects of vicarious trauma Living Blue has the power to change lives by offering a more complete understanding of the effects that vicarious trauma has on law enforcement personnel and their families. The book is based on evidence…
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GHP Mental Health

Barbara Rubel Won a GHP Mental Health Award for the 2nd Year!

By Barbara Rubel Mental Health, Trauma Informed, Vicarious trauma No Comments
The GHP Mental Health Awards once again showcased the best of the best in the mental health industry in 2023. Their novel award approach welcomes all companies in all shapes and sizes. They do not prioritize their winners based on demographics, and instead aim to research, analyze, and shortlist all companies in this industry based on their merits. The final decisions have now been reached. From her recent nomination, they…
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secondary trauma

Secondary Trauma

By Barbara Rubel Secondary trauma, Vicarious trauma No Comments
Where should you start when you want to mitigate the impact of secondary trauma? You may want to immediately go to mindfulness training and self-care techniques. However, first, you need to learn about secondary trauma, risk factors, and symptoms. To fix the problem, you need to understand the problem. Being that the emotional toll of caring can compromise your functioning, this article lays the foundation for your self-care and addresses…
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