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.
By Dr. Kimberlee Ratliff
First responders handle a lot of stress, and sometimes that stress also impacts those closest to them. Find out how different types of counseling can help children in first responder families.
By Dr. Jennifer Sedillo and Nirav Patel
Kratom is a herbal supplement commonly used to treat opioid withdrawal. However, much is unknown about its active ingredients. Learn more about kratom and why it's so important for there to be further investigation into its addictive nature and potential harm to users.
By Dr. Carrie Steiner
Just like the tactical tools on their gun belt, emotional tools are indispensable to an officer's career and wellbeing. There are a variety of ways officers can establish strong supportive resources and practice healthy habits.
By Brad Bouchillon
Vicarious trauma is when trauma is experienced secondhand, and it is more likely to affect individuals who dedicate themselves to helping others. Learn more about who is susceptible to vicarious trauma and how those in high-risk professions can protect themselves.