Full list of Mental Health results
CIT for first responders–
Anura Shah and Doug Wyllie discuss the basics of crisis intervention training for first responders.
iPads could change how Harris County deputies assess mental health crises–
The largest sheriff’s office in Texas has launched a telepsychiatry pilot program to connect deputies in the field with counselors and psychiatrists via iPads
Departments pay a steep price for inefficiency – but it's not what you think–
Guardian Alliance Technologies
Becoming a game-changer in police hiring requires thinking outside the box
Orlando backs out of settlement with LEO suffering PTSD after Pulse shooting, wife says–
Gerry Realin was rendered permanently disabled after working on the team that removed bodies from Pulse after the attack in June 2016, according to the lawsuit
Avoiding crusadism in police work–
Crusadism is a type of defense mechanism in which people deal with their pain by distracting themselves through productive and prosocial behavior
Lessons in Leadership: Why resilience is key to career survival–
Police officers are human beings watching inhuman things – it takes resilience to cope with and overcome traumatic events
Helping LEOs heal after critical incidents–
Any critical incident is traumatic for the officer involved, and allowing them time to heal should be an agency's top priority. In this video, Brian Nanavaty discusses how the IMPD manages an officer in the wake of a deadly force encounter or other critical incident.
How sleeping well enhances police performance–
Sleep disorders are twice as prevalent in officers compared to the general public, with sleep apnea the most notable sleep disorder
How to have successful interactions with subjects who have Alzheimer's–
Nicholas Greco explains how officers can switch gears when interacting with subjects suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Suicide response: Police intervention in a person's choice to die–
While most police officers have training on suicide assessment and intervention, they must also have clear guidelines on when they should intervene, if at all
Officer wellness and resiliency: The IMPD model–
Brian Nanatavy and Doug Wyllie discuss the Indianapolis Metropolitan PD's robust series of programs focused on officer wellness and resiliency.
Research analysis: Why integration of public health and public safety data makes sense–
Camden ARISE – a new initiative out of New Jersey – demonstrates that merging disparate data sources can lead to surprising findings
How police spouses can manage stress (and why they need to)–
To simply expect the stress of policing to subside at home on its own is unrealistic
Law enforcement and managing Alzheimer's–
Nick Greco and Doug Wyllie discuss what cops should be watching for when people suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia are wandering, and how police officers can work with the community to keep those suffering from these diseases out of harm.
Study: More officers died by suicide than in the line of duty in 2017–
A study found that 140 police officers died by suicide in 2017, compared to 129 officer LODDs
Book Excerpt: Cops, Cons and Grace: A Father’s Journey Through His Son's Suicide–
My perception of my son as secure and healthy and strong didn’t allow me to see that he could be capable of suicide
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