By Morgan Young – Vice President – Client Services, Employee Benefits – Holmes Murphy & Associates
Over the past several months, I’ve had the distinct honor to help present what I believe is a game changer for mental health benefits for First Responders. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit with the Police and Fire departments of a city in Texas and have a frank conversation about what their officers and fire fighters are dealing with and what types of help they need.
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By Safe Call Now Admin Staff – “Please Share”
After being at this work for a very long time, I have seen some very nasty, unprofessional, and bullying tactics happening behind the scenes. This includes being personally harassed and spoken ill of. It is disheartened and sad to say the least. Why? Because the supporters of these organizations have no idea who these “so-called” leaders are and what their true goal is.
I am asking – “what should we demand from leaders and their organizations who are putting information out there”? When did we as a society decide it was okay to just believe anything we see, hear, or read?
If I told you there were 300 law enforcement suicides this year to-date, would you just believe me?
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By Chelsea Davenport – Co-Founder PEAK 1 Wellness
I have a very dear friend that had a baby girl at then end of last summer. What was a happy and blissful time with this new addition to her family soon turned out to be a very scary time. A few weeks after her birth she was having serious health concerns which landed her in the hospital. Her situation was so severe that she had to be transferred to a different hospital that was better equipped to handle her critical condition. She then needed to be put on life support and was fighting for her life.
Continue reading “Deployed… and Left Alone at Home”