Trauma Therapy for Police Officers

Trauma Therapy for Police Officers

When working to make the community stronger, law enforcement officers will see daily accidents, violence, and conflicts. This type of pressure and stress can add up. Trauma begins to impact the lives and health of law enforcement officers but the trauma can be...
What Treatment is Available for PTSD in Firefighters

What Treatment is Available for PTSD in Firefighters

Many firefighters develop PTSD in doing their job from day to day and experiencing traumatic events. Symptoms of PTSD are trouble sleeping, flashbacks, nightmare, avoiding places or activities that remind you of the incident, depression, anxiety, easily startled, poor...
Top 5 Signs of Drug Abuse in First Responders

Top 5 Signs of Drug Abuse in First Responders

Drug addiction is a relentless illness that inflicts suffering not only in an individual but also to their surrounding community. The chances of beating addiction are much higher if an individual is treated earlier. Thus, if you are concerned that a family member or...
Policing and Depression: The Time for Openness

Policing and Depression: The Time for Openness

In this day and age, depression is a common problem for all people. But for those who seem to be stuck with the blue wall of silence, our officers of the law, depression is depressing, period. Police are feeling people. They usually get into the ob because they love...

The Benefits of CBT for First Responders

Many people do not realize the trauma that first responders experience on a daily basis. These professionals are usually the first people to respond in the event of a medical emergency, natural disaster, billowing fire, and other serious situations. As a result, these...