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Police Week 2019: Fighting the Stigma of Police Suicide and Its Aftermath

By Wes O'Donnell

During Police Week 2019, officers gathered together for an emotionally charged tribute to the families of law enforcement officers lost to suicide. Learn how one organization is building awareness about suicide, taking steps to prevent it, and caring for families after a police suicide.

Are We Losing the War Against First Responder Suicides?

By Wes O’Donnell

Statistics show that first responder suicides are a national epidemic, but behind the numbers are countless more individuals who have lost a loved one. John Preston is one such individual who is committed to making a difference after losing his brother, a marine veteran and police officer, to suicide.

Protecting Against Cyberattacks: A Guide for Public Safety Leaders

Cyberattacks have the potential to cripple public safety departments and jeopardize first responders' ability to protect lives and property. Download this free digital magazine created to help public safety leaders navigate unavoidable issues related to cybersecurity.

Q&A: What to Know About Taking Medication

By Dr. Aaron Wilson

It's normal to have concerns about starting antidepressants and other medications, like if they are necessary and have potential side effects. Here are answers to many of the most common questions first responders have about taking medications.

Connecting With Faith to Achieve Balance

By Robert Michaels

Connecting or reconnecting with their faith has helped many officers find balance in their lives. One police officer turned chaplain shares his story and explains how focusing on your spiritual health can help combat stress.

A Public Health Perspective on the Opioid Crisis: Free Digital Magazine

American Public University System created a special digital magazine to spotlight the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation. Download it for free now to read expert insight on the crisis and how we can combat it.

Counseling & Confidentiality: What You Need to Know

By Bernadette Bruha

The decision to seek counseling is a difficult one for many first responders, but concerns about confidentiality should not be an additional obstacle. Here's what responders should know about counseling confidentiality so they can get the help they need.