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Experts to Talk Officer Mental Wellness in Free ILET Virtual Event

“Blue H.E.L.P. provides families, friends, co-workers, and agencies the ability to find assistance when dealing with suicides within the first responder community,” explains Steven Hough, co-founder of Blue H.E.L.P.

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2022 Innovative LE Leaders: Illinois Chief Supplies Officers with Stress Relief

Niles, IL, Police Chief Luis Tigera has hired a social worker to help his officers handle the emotional challenges of law enforcement duty.

Tactical Longevity: Taking Proactive Approach to Officer Mental Wellness

“A resilient officer is someone who can bounce back from a really difficult experience, someone who can both not only mentally but also physically bounce back. We've spent energy and effort on physical resiliency, but we really do need to spend effort on emotional and mental resiliency,” Prohaska says.

Peer Counseling Available Statewide for Georgia First Responders

“This is a testament to the State of Georgia for their commitment to the mental wellness of our first responders and I think that this is unique across the country with everything that you see about the police and defunding the police. Here in Georgia, we are actually investing in the wellbeing of our officers,” says Wes Horne, director..

Minnesota Department to Implement Officer Wellness Program

“We live in a culture where asking for help is frowned upon,” said Capt. Jeff Stilwell of the Rochester Police Dept. “Years of history, if you’re hurting in some way, rub a little dirt on it and move on. We’re realizing that’s leading to a lot of bad outcomes not only for the officers and their families but also the level of service we’re providing to the community.”

Xtreme Performance Lab Announces New Mental Training Technology to Aid Law Enforcement and First Responders

Professionally guided trainings are done remotely via XPL's NeuroPod PRO delivery platform and measurable results can be achieved in just two hours per week. XPL services include a comprehensive Performance Capabilities Assessment (like a "combine for the mind"), individualized mental training protocols using the company's proprietary Quantitative Neuro-Physical Conditioning (QNCP), and mental wellness progress measurements.

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NJ Attorney General Announces Plan to Address Officer Suicide

Dubbed the New Jersey Resiliency Program for Law Enforcement, it will require that all New Jersey police officers finish a two-day training course on coping mechanisms by the end of 2022, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said in a statement.

Canadian Government to Study Post-Traumatic Stress Among First Responders

The Canadian government will reportedly invest millions of dollars in an effort to better identify, treat, and prevent post-traumatic stress among public safety workers.

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Southern California Officers Given Resilience Training

More than a dozen local and state police officers, dispatchers and other members of public safety gathered in a first of its kind training in California, centered on how to deal with mental health and trauma.

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