NON-PROFIT 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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]

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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.

  • 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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