Articles Filed Under 'Plan Your Health'

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Critical Conversations With Law Enforcement

Neurosculpting Institute founder Lisa Wimberger as she talks with eight members of Law Enforcement from across the country in some very candid conversations regarding the emotional and mental state of the industry.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Creating a Bulletproof Spirit

The book contains over 40 wellness strategies and in the chapter entitled Survival Lessons Dan talks about research that was done, and lessons learned by the San Diego PD in 2012, following a number of officer suicides, officer deaths and officers who were arrested themselves.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Suicide Among Corrections Officers It’s Time for an Open Discussion

A 2009 New Jersey State Police Task Force Study found that corrections officers have a suicide rate that is twice as high as the rate of police officers and the general population.

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

PTSD Can Attack Years Later by Allen Kates

many law enforcement officers with no obvious previous symptoms do develop PTSD months or even years after a traumatic event

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Law Enforcement Officer Fatigue is a Critical Issue

Law enforcement data indicate that officers frequently suffer from high levels of fatigue due to lack of sleep, unusual shift schedules, and long hours awake

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Prevent Police Suicides

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week in the U.S. and it’s time we in law enforcement take a stand against police officer suicides. Create your own Police Suicide Prevention training program in just 3 Easy Steps

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

New Information on Police Suicide

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has just released a new resource for law enforcement on police officer suicide, with information and resources on prevention and response to the problem of law enforcement officer suicide.

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Secondary PTSD – What is it?

Secondary PTSD is based on the concept, that those who care for or interact with the law enforcement officer, who suffers from PTSD, can also become traumatized.

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Blue Trauma Syndrome

What are “Blue Trauma Syndrome” and Tactical Resilience™, and why are we creating these terms? Because we feel that these issues have not been well enough defined and we want to make clear what we are talking about so that it is not confused with other terms or other research.

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Breaking the Silence of Police Suicide

Take five minutes of your time to do something to stop police officer suicides Visit CopsAlive.com for video and to download a roll-call discussion guide. The 4 minute video was created by Trish Buchanan who is the widow of East Hartford Connecticut Police Officer Paul S. Buchanan who, was a dedicated police officer for almost 24 years and, sadly took his own life in his police department March 12, 2013.