I originally posted this article in mid-2019. Currently, there are a lot of very intelligent people working on / addressing the problem of police suicide. Just yesterday (6/12/19), the Chicago PD finished up a 2-day summit on the topic, which included over 100 mental health professionals from around the country. I wonder if they discussed … Continue reading Today, at the IACP Wellness Conference, William Barr stated that we have a moral obligation to support police wellness. I would argue that we also have a legal obligation.
Just like we have to work to care for our physical health, our mental health requires upkeep. Here are a few simple things you can do to stay well. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/erasing-stigma/202001/18-ways-build-mental-wellness
Officers in crisis rarely ask for help so change must start at the top of the agency by implementing policies that bring officer wellness programs to cops — Read on http://www.policeone.com/health-fitness/articles/485124006-how-to-assist-officers-in-crisis/