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September is National Suicide Awareness Month (resources)
Suicide awareness and student resources from St. Petersburg College.

Communication in Law Enforcement Families - FREE ONLINE TRAINING
This free course is to encourage communication between family members and the family member who works in law enforcement. Sometimes adding a mental health professional into that communication can lead to successful solutions that does not negatively affect the family or the law enforcement officer’s job....

Building Police Officer Psychological Capital to Mitigate Stress
Law enforcement officers honor the pivotal role they have in preserving law and order in the communities they serve, but policing is one of the most stressful occupations in the United States and around the world...

Mindfulness and Officer Health, Job Performance, and Well-Being
Police work involves extreme stress. Researchers have identified two types...

Mental Health: Officer Wellness
The Department of Justice released two complementary reports that focus on the mental health and safety of the nation’s federal, state, local and tribal police officers...

Law Enforcer Calls to Helpline are Spiking
The founder of CopLine says calls are up 74% compared to last year...

Chicago Launches ‘Early Intervention’ System to Identify Troubled Cops
A computerized “early intervention” system will help identify cops in urgent need of mental health counseling, under a new program launched Tuesday by the Chicago Police Department...

Law Enforcement Suicides: Protect Ourselves, Protect Each Other
This article has been published in the Florida Sheriff’s Association All Points Bulletin Fall 2018.

Law Enforcement Suicides: Protect Ourselves, Protect Each Other
This article has been published in the Florida Sheriff’s Association All Points Bulletin Fall 2018.

CloseUp: Police suicide rocks law enforcement community
Officials are asking for more resources, training and community involvement. Advertisement. Recommended. VIDEO: Propane explosion caught on ...

LAPD Leadership Making Suicide Prevention a Priority
Until recently The Los Angeles Police Department had a record streak going. No officer died by suicide for over two years. Before 2017 they the ...

NYPD will mine data on all cops in effort to prevent suicides
The move is part of a number of things the department is doing to address officer wellness in the wake of multiple LEO suicides.

Rolling Backup - LA County Sheriff's Department Training Video

John Violanti, Ph.D. - books, articles and publications

Dell Hackett - books, articles and publications



Crisis Intervention Stress Management Peer Support News and Publications

Resources Available Nationwide

Choose the area of crisis intervention, stress management, peer support or read news and publications.


In Harm's Way: Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention


A Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Toolkit was designed to help you present suicide prevention training within your department, reduce the stigma associated with seeking help, and encourage your officers to roll backup for each other.

Speakers Bureau

You can select an expert to visit your department as part of training or as a focused event.

Training Events

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Annual training events will be scheduled throughout the nation. You will have the opportunity talk to other departments and join in the prevention effort.

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