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...
How Trauma Can Affect First Responders and What To Do

How Trauma Can Affect First Responders and What To Do

First responders, as the name suggests, are the first on the scene of a violent event, natural disaster, illness, injury and/or death, fire, auto accidents, the aftermath of terrorism, and other terrible events. They are repeatedly called out to these events. Among...
PTSI In First Responders

PTSI In First Responders

Everyone knows that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is caused by a traumatic event. What they don’t know is that Post Traumatic Stress Injury or PTSI is preferable among first responders. When the body has been injured, it’s treated with...

First Responders First Joins San Diego Trauma Treatment Coalition

Unfortunately, not everyone is able to get the best care when they need it, including our nation’s public servants who experience life-altering trauma every day. That’s why we created First Responders First, a mental health care program designed specifically for first...