San Mateo County Critical Incident Stress Management Team

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24 Hour Emergency Number
San Mateo County Communications Center

(650) 363-4915

Critical

Critical

A critical incident can be defined as any event that has a stressful impact sufficient enough to overwhelm the usually effective coping skills of an individual.

Incident

Incident

Critical incidents are abrupt, powerful events that fall outside the range of ordinary human experiences.

Stress

Stress

Research has shown that critical incident stress affects up to 87% of all emergency service workers at least once in their careers.

Management

Management

Public Safety personnel who respond to an incident that causes strong emotional involvement may benefit from CISM services.

San Mateo County Critical Incident Stress Management Team

About Us

The Purpose of the San Mateo County Critical Incident Stress Management Team is to provide a peer driven, clinician guided, organized mutual aid resource and intervention assistance to first responders.

We deliver trained, responders experienced in the public safety disciplines we serve including individual peer support and group debriefings.

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