Monday, December 6, 2010

Something else to add to your Emergency Preparedness Kits - Tetris!

Something else to think about when putting together an emergency preparedness kit. Click here to learn what you should have in your kit according to the Red Cross. Below is part of an article from the Telegraph in the UK.

British researchers found that playing the popular computer game shortly after the trauma helped wipe out the bad memories and reduce distressing flashbacks.
The psychologists from Oxford University believe the discovery could lead to new treatments for accident victims in hospitals as well as those involved in war zones.
“This is only a first step in showing that this might be a viable approach to preventing post traumatic stress disorder,’ said Dr Emily Holmes of the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford University, who led the work.

Click here to read the rest of the article, and for more information on how to build your own Emergency Preparedness Kit or to have a Red Cross Crewmember give your or your employees a training presentation contact your local Chapter today at (559) 455-1000.