Organizations

  • Weightless Warrior
    Weightless Warrior provides encouragement and guidelines for float centers to provide a veteran PTSD program. We're also a central hub for veterans to find a center that has a veteran program. [Episode 3: True REST Float Spa - Chico]

  • Pathways for Veterans
    Pathways for Veterans is a coalition of professionals services providers who are dedicated to healing the spiritual war wounds of the men and women of our military. [Episode 3: True REST Float Spa - Chico]

  • Code 9 Project
    Code 9 Project's mission is to provide education, support and viable self-help tools to all Public Safety Personnel and their families for the purpose of managing, reducing and eventually eliminating the compressive stress effects, such as PTSD and suicide. [Episode 3: True REST Float Spa - Chico]

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. [Episode 6: Shauna's Story]

  • 911 Wellness Resource
    911WF was a non-profit consortium of 911 stakeholders from all walks of life who work to optimize the overall health, well-being, work performance, and quality of life for 911 telecommunicators through strategic, systematic long-term pursuit of research, education, policy development, and intervention. The organization no longer exists, but its website remains a source of great resource for public-safety dispatchers.

  • NENA
    NENA serves the public safety community as the only professional organization solely focused on 9-1-1 policy, technology, operations, and education issues. NENA promotes the implementation and awareness of 9-1-1 and international three-digit emergency communications systems. [Episode 38: National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week & Ricardo Martinez of #IAM911 and 9-1-1 SAVES Act]

  • After the Call
    After the Call provides resources and information to all First-Responders regardless of their location, type of career, and whether they are volunteer, paid on-call, salary, or otherwise. The organization works to eliminate stigma through dissemination of information, appropriate resources, and to create an effective support system for those who respond.

  • Code 9 Project
    Code 9 Project is a non-profit organization that provides education, support and viable self-help tools to all public civil servants and their families for the purpose of managing, reducing and eventually eliminating the compressive stress effects, such as post-traumatic stress and suicide.

  • The Counseling Team International
    The Counseling Team International (TCTI) provides employee support services to law enforcement, fire, emergency services and governmental agencies in California and Nationwide. Dedicated to serve those who serve.

  • EMDR International Association
    The Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) International Association is a non-profit professional association which promotes training, education and research in EMDR.  EMDR is the recommended form of therapeutic treatment for first-responders suffering from chronic and acute stress resulting from exposure to traumatic incidents.

  • Safe Call Now
    Safe Call Now is a CONFIDENTIAL, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral  service for all public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide.

  • Serve & Protect
    Serve & Protect is a non-profit organization that works to facilitate, educate, advocate, and restore all public-safety professionals who suffer from the trauma and chronic stress from working in the field of public-safety.

  • Institute for Responder Wellness
    The Institute for Responder Wellness is a resource that provides mental and physical health solutions to first responders, their families, retirees, and providers. We offer training and education to first responders nationwide. We have created and partnered with health programs that provide more in-depth assessments of mental and physical well-being for first responders that will enable them to perform their duties to the best of their ability on the job and at home.

  • APCO (Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials)
    The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) is an international leader committed to providing complete public safety communications expertise, professional development, technical assistance, advocacy and outreach to benefit our members and the public.
    [Episode 38: National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week & Ricardo Martinez of #IAM911 and 9-1-1 SAVES Act]

  • IAED (International Academies of Emergency Dispatch)
    The Mission of the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch is to advance and support the public-safety emergency telecommunications professional and ensure that citizens in need of emergency, health, and social services are matched safely, quickly, and effectively with the most appropriate resource.
    [Episode 38: National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week & Ricardo Martinez of #IAM911 and 9-1-1 SAVES Act]

  • 911 Training Institute
    Thousands of telecommunicators across the nation have experienced 911 Training Institute's flagship resilience course, Survive and Thrive Comprehensive Stress Resilience Training. As a deeply trusting relationship formed between Jim Marshall and 911 professionals through the years they not only attended his classes, they urged him to apply his expertise and unique understanding of 911 to create more classes.
    [Episode 36: Resilient 911 with Jim Marshall and Sara Gilman]

  • Coherence Associates Inc.
    Coherence Associates, Inc. is known for providing compassionate, efficient, and professional care for first-responders in a safe environment specializing in areas of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, addiction, PTSD, childhood stress, ADD, and relationship issues. Coherence Associates Inc. is a California Professional Counseling Corporation specializing in the treatment of mental health and wellness. They help to facilitate change and guide people through difficult transitions in life. Utilizing a proactive and comprehensive approach to counseling, psychotherapy and consulting. They are trained in a variety of evidence-based treatments including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR),Heart Math, Hypnosis and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. [Episode 36: Resilient 911 with Jim Marshall and Sara Gilman]

  • EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
    The EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) is a professional association where EMDR therapy practitioners and EMDR therapy researchers seek the highest standards for the clinical use of EMDR. EMDR therapy is an accepted psychotherapy by leading mental health organizations throughout the world for the treatment of a variety of symptoms and conditions. This website provides information to the greater EMDR community including clinicians, researchers, and the public that our members serve.
    [Episode 36: Resilient 911 with Jim Marshall and Sara Gilman]

  • Mighty Oaks Foundation
    The Mighty Oaks Foundation is committed to serving the brokenhearted by providing intensive peer-based discipleship through a series of programs, outpost meetings, and speaking events. Our Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs hosts such Men, Women, and Marriage Advance Programs at multiple locations nationwide. The Warriors who attend are fully sponsored for training, meals, and lodging needs to ensure that upon arrival to the ranch, each Warrior is focused solely on his or her recovery and identifying purpose moving forward.
    [Episode 37: The Mighty Oaks Foundation - Healing Veterans and Marriages]

  • Veterans Village San Diego
    Veterans Village San Diego serves American’s veterans in overcoming homelessness and related challenges.
    [Episode 39: Over 120,000 homeless Veterans in America | Kimberly Mitchell with VVSD (Veterans Village San Diego)]

  • Inner North Star PTSD Retreat Center for Veterans and First Responders
    They offer no-cost retreats to Veterans and First Responders suffering from PTSD.
    [Episode 43: Michelle Dutro | Inner North Star a Non-profit offering PTSD Retreats for Veterans and First Responders]

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Websites

  • No B.S. Therapy
    Therapy and Coaching by Amy who specializes in Rapid Transformational Therapy, which means that you will feel healing after the first session. It beats sitting on a couch for years and still not knowing why you continue to self-sabotage.
    [Episode 2: No BS Therapy]

  • Abundance Daily
    We are here to help you achieve abundance in all aspects of your life. A lot of the times when people hear the word "Abundance" they think of something monetary. We believe that you can achieve abundance in all aspects of your life. Specifically focusing on 4 main areas; Faith, Family, Finances & Fitness.
    [Episode 8: Abundance Daily]

  • Find a Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT) Therapist
    Find and contact people who have successfully studied Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT), directly with the Marisa Peer School. [Episode 9: Rapid Transformational Therapy with Amy Turner]

  • First Responder Psychology
    Dr. Stephanie Conn cop-turned-psychologist supporting first responders with individual and couple’s counseling. She was a former dispatcher/call-taker and the wife and daughter of officers. She support police, fire, ambulance, and communications centers with training and peer support/CISM services.
    [Episode 40: "Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel" by Dr. Stephanie Conn]

  • Rooftop Leadership
    Scott Mann is a master at building relationships in high-stakes, competitive environments. As a Green Beret in the United States Army, he forged bonds and solved problems using values that moved people around the world to stand up for themselves. His secret? He was able to restore trust and create human connections in places where that didn’t seem possible. He is now bringing those same principles to corporate boardrooms and conference rooms, where trusted leadership is more valuable—and more vulnerable—than ever. Scott specializes in Personal Coaching, Corporate Speaking & Training, and Government & Law Enforcement Training through Rooftop Leadership. If you want a competitive edge in how you lead in this trust-depleted world, you need to climb up to the Rooftop with Scott and get started leaving the tracks you were put on this earth to leave.
    [Episode 043: Scott Mann - Power of a Story]

  • The Heroes Journey
    Every year, 200,000 veterans transition from military service into civilian life. It's a challenging time that often results in loss of identity and changes so significant it seems like the veteran is changing planets. For our warriors to live the life of prosperity they deserve they must rediscover their voice and tell their story. That is our Mission at The Heroes Journey.
    [Episode 043: Scott Mann - Power of a Story]

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BLOGS:

  • Baking and Bourbon
    Baking and Bourbon is Kory Linn's blog site: I'm a mom, self-taught amateur baker and full time public safety worker. I like bourbon, cigars and Star Wars. My job is stressful.  Baking keeps me sane, even when my cakes fall and my cheesecakes crack. 
    [Episode 5: You are Not Your Job - Kory and Baking]

  • Dispatch Monkey
    Dispatch Monkey supports first-responder mental health by bringing humor to the world of emergency dispatch from the eyes of a veteran dispatcher, as well as dispelling the myths and misconceptions about the job and the awesome people who do it.

  • Operation 10-8
    Operation 10-8 honors the work of first-responders through public recognition and education.  Operation 10-8 is dedicated to the brave men, women, and animals serving in public-safety who tirelessly work to build relationships with communities to keep them safe, but receive little recognition or gratitude for it.

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PODCASTs:

  • Within the Trenches
    A podcast that features interviews with 911 professionals (call-takers, radio dispatchers, supervisors, managers, and other industry leaders and stakeholders) to share personal stories of survival and humanize the people who work in emergency communications.
    [Episode 38: National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week & Ricardo Martinez of #IAM911 and 9-1-1 SAVES Act]

  • Yucked Up
    A podcast for first-responders, hosted by John Stone, AKA: Sarge, a former firefighter and U.S. Army Veteran. The show aims to reach first-responders who may not be reaching out for help in hopes they won’t suffer one more day thinking they are alone.

  • Behind the Shield
    A podcast and blog featuring interviews with first-responders and military personnel who discuss wellness programs and techniques they use to optimize a healthy lifestyle in such high-stress careers.

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Books

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