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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
West Coast Post-trauma Retreat
The WCPR program is for first responders whose lives have been affected by their work experience. WCPR is one of only two residential treatment facilities of its kind in the world. The other program is the On-Site Academy in Massachusetts, with which WCPR is affiliated.
The On-Site Academy is a non-profit residential treatment and training center for critical incident stress management. We serve emergency service workers who are in distress. Our program is for all law enforcement, fire service, EMS, or other human service personnel who are themselves temporarily overwhelmed by the stress of their jobs, what they have seen, and what they have been through.
California Peer Support Association
The California Peer Support Association (CPSA), a professional and educational organization, is dedicated to the advancement, promotion and enhancement of peer support and peer support programs for law enforcement, fire and allied emergency service personnel.
CABLE (Connecticut Alliance to Benefit Law Enforcement)
CABLE brings community and law enforcement resources together to address common issues related to mental health. CABLE is a grassroots, non-profit, 501 (C)(3) research and training collaborative who’s mission is to serve as an interdisciplinary resource and catalyst for law enforcement and community collaboration, support and education.
Selecting A Therapist
Anne Bisek guides law enforcement peer support officers, and police officers themselves, on how to select a therapist that will work for them.
The Counseling Team International
Providing exceptional counseling, training, critical incident intervention and support to our clients — who include employees and their families throughout the United States.
When a Child Dies
For first responders (communications, EMTs, police, fire, medical examiners) who witness, attend to or investigate the death of a child during their shift.
First Responders - Operation Restore
The First Responders Post Trauma Training creates a safe, confidential environment for individuals to work through their most critical incidents and process the cumulative stress of risking their lives throughout their careers.
Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
A method of helping first responders and others who have been involved in critical incidents that leave them emotionally and/or physically affected by those incidents. CISM is a process that enables peers to help their peers understand problems that might occur after an event. This process also helps people prepare to continue to perform their services or in some cases return to a normal lifestyle.
National Alliance for Law Enforcement Support
NALES is dedicated to providing resources and emotional support to law enforcement families, and serving as a positive voice for law enforcement in the community.
Mental Ammo is committed to developing others both personally & professionally. Brian Hill takes pride in delivering quality training and speaking at many events! Brian is very passionate about training and speaking.
Retired & Disabled Police of America
The Retired & Disabled Police of America (RDPOA) is a fraternal organization formed in October, 1990 and incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia as a non-profit corporation, and is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Director.
Catch a Falling Star
Catch a Falling Star offers a comprehensive array of services to first responders and their family members with the focus on health, stability and productivity. The objectives of this program are to help first responders cope with their personal or work related problems that affect their workplace performance.
Occupational Chaplains Association
We exist to equip and credential United Pentecostal chaplains to present the Gospel in a compelling fashion to occupational and communal America.
Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement
Emotional survival for law enforcement: A guide for officers and their families. 1st Printing Edition.
Ellen Kirschman - I Love a Cop
Packed with stories from cops and their significant others, this book explains how to reduce spillover from on-the-job stress and cope with loneliness or worry during extended deployments. Dr. Kirschman acknowledges the tough realities of 21st-century law enforcement and offers frank, realistic suggestions for handling serious issues like alcohol abuse and domestic violence.
National Police Wives Association
National Police Wives Association (NPWA) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting law enforcement spouses and families and providing resources to those new to the law enforcement community.
CopShock helps active duty and retired officers and their loved ones understand the effects of exposure to repeated violence and tragedy.
Retired Peace Officers Association of California
Dedicated to retirement benefits designed for retirees.
Peer Support Central
PeerSupportCentral.com was created for the sole purpose of providing consulting, training and development courses and resources for First Responders, Military Professionals and Corporate Leaders in the areas of critical incident stress management, critical incident trauma response, peer support, and leadership challenge preparation. This site is dedicated to our friends and colleagues who we lost along the way, and for those who survived life’s traumas to grow and care for the care takers of the globe.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Preventing suicide through research, advocacy, and education.
Bottles and Badges - Archive
The Bottles and Badges primary purpose is to help Law Enforcement Officers recover from alcoholism.
Southeastern Homicide Investigators Association
SEHIA is the Southeastern Homicide Investigators Association, and is dedicated to furthering education and networking for law enforcement personnel.
To provide a venue for officers (current and retired) from other areas to share concerns and experiences, to give and to receive support from each other, and to learn ways to not only be more tactically sound, but how to be a little more emotionally healthy as well.
Body Armor - Rockville Police Department
A safe and confidential portal for our police officers, department employees, their family members, and loved ones. Within these pages are wellness initiatives, active living advice, addiction awareness tools, introductory assessments, and expert guidance towards treatment and care for a better, healthier life.
In Public Safety - An American Military University
In Public Safety is an American Military University (AMU) sponsored website that features news, analysis and commentary on issues relating to law enforcement, emergency management, fire services and national intelligence. This site features in-depth discussions authored by leading experts with decades of experience in their field. In addition, In Public Safety will also include training and educational opportunities for public safety professionals. Check back often to learn about emerging trends in the industry and what those issues mean for your profession.