Mental Health

Corrections Officers and Mental Health

When we think about law enforcement and mental health, many people picture police officers. Yet, according to studies, prison workers have a high rate of mental health issues. In fact, some studies show a higher rate of mental health problems in corrections officers than in [...]

Learning to Cope, Live, and Thrive with PTSD

When you think of someone who has PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), you may think of a soldier of war who has endured unspeakable torture or seen horrendous deaths while in a battle, but the disorder encompasses so much more. Educating yourself about the causes of [...]

By |2019-06-19T14:55:32+00:00April 9th, 2019|Mental Health, PTSD|0 Comments

The Impact of Mental Illness on Police Officers

Over the past few years, preserving the mental health of police officers has become a significant priority. The impact of mental illness on law enforcement, including issues surrounding addiction, is more apparent than ever. After all, these professionals are at high risk for developing poor [...]

By |2019-06-19T14:58:11+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Mental Health, Police Officers|0 Comments

Veterans’ Mental Health: 7 Facts and Stats That We Need to Address

Growing awareness about PTSD has led to more support for veterans than ever before. But post-traumatic stress disorder is far from the only struggle impacting our veterans today. In an attempt to manage their suffering, many veterans turn to substance abuse. And getting help [...]

By |2019-07-01T12:48:06+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Mental Health, Military|0 Comments

We Need to Make It OK to Talk About First Responders Mental Health

It's not difficult to imagine that first responders need mental health support. The things they experience every day would keep anyone awake at night. The difficult thing for the first responders is talking about mental health support. Then doing something about it. First Responder [...]

By |2019-06-24T20:10:54+00:00March 18th, 2019|First Responders, Mental Health|0 Comments

First Responders and Mental Health Issues

First responders ensure that someone is there for you in a disaster. EMTs, lifeguards, firefighters, police officers -- the title of a first responder covers many jobs. Since they are first on the scene, it takes a toll on their mental health. Here is a [...]

By |2019-06-19T15:03:19+00:00March 18th, 2019|First Responders, Mental Health|0 Comments

Police Officers and Mental Health: What is Being Done?

Law enforcement officers protect us. They respond to tragedies and emergencies on a daily basis. As a result, the stress they face on the job can affect their own mental health. Here is a guide to police officers and mental health and the treatment [...]

By |2019-06-24T20:09:40+00:00November 16th, 2017|Mental Health, Police Officers|0 Comments