Tag Archive | #Officers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthStruggles Common Among #LawEnforcement #Officers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthStruggles Common Among #LawEnforcement #Officers

By: Heidi Goitia MESA, AZ — It has been just more than a month since Mesa #Police #Officer Mitchell Winters died by #suicide at the age of 23. According to Blue HELP, an organization dedicated to the #mentalhealth of #firstresponders, he is one of 154 in this country who have taken their lives this year. The Washington Post […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Program Focuses On #Officers’ #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Program Focuses On #Officers’ #MentalHealth

By Marcia Moore mmoore@dailyitem.com Shamokin Dam Police Chief Timothy Bremigen is happy that his #officers will have a chance to go through #mentalhealthtraining through the Police Peer Support Program. Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Scott Rood, a Mount Pleasant Mills resident and a East Pennsboro #police sergeant who has served as a […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Suicides Among Law Enforcement More Prevalent Than Most People Realize

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Suicides Among Law Enforcement More Prevalent Than Most People Realize

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade County #policeofficer Adly Joseph died as a result of #suicide, #police sources confirmed to Local 10 News. Department director Freddy Ramirez said in a tweet Monday that the four year #veteran of the force had died. This comes about a month after the Hollywood #Police department mourned the loss of Lieutenant […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide Is The Top Killer Of Cops, So Billings #FirstResponders Learn Ways To Navigate Job And Life Stressors

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide Is The Top Killer Of Cops, So Billings #FirstResponders Learn Ways To Navigate Job And Life Stressors

By: Andrea Lutz BILLINGS – For three days, Billings police officers and other area #firstresponders are learning new techniques for managing on-the-job stress to combat rising suicides in law enforcement. In the last four years, #suicide has become the number one cause of death of law enforcement #officers nationwide. #Suicide rates are three times higher than […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – 4 #Officer #Suicides in 3 Weeks: #N.Y.P.D. Struggles to Dispel #MentalHealthStigma

A cluster of #police #suicides has prompted leaders to plead with troubled officers to seek help. But resistance is strong. #Officers embraced on a street behind the 121st Precinct station house on Staten Island, where #Officer Michael Caddy, 29, ended his own life on June 14. Credit Bryan Anselm for #TheNewYorkTimes By Ashley Southall First, there […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Police, Lawmakers Urge Passage of Bill to Support #MentalHealth of #Officers

by LINDSAY IADELUCA PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — #Politicians and #publicsafety officials came together Friday to urge more federal funding for #mentalhealth and #suicideprevention programs for #policeofficers. #Suicide was the leading cause of death among law enforcement in 2018. The nonprofit Blue H.E.L.P. said there were 167 confirmed officer #suicides nationwide. At a news conference at the […]

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