FIFO mental health

FIFO: the toll on mental health

What is FIFO work? Fly-in fly-out work, commonly referred to as FIFO, is an increasingly popular avenue of employment for many Australians. Currently over 60,000 West Australians currently occupying various FIFO roles. FIFO involves flying to a remote location, working there for a set amount of time, before flying out to return home for a…

man suffering from burnout

Effects of Vicarious Trauma, Stress and Burnout

Do you work in a helping profession or vocation and offer assistance to people who are often distressed or talk about traumatic experiences? Maybe you work in health care, social services, as a police officer, firefighter, teacher, attorney, clergy, national or international emergency support or volunteer?  Keep reading to learn about the effects of vicarious…