Resources for First Responders:

Police Officers, Fire Fighters, EMS/EMT, Dispatch, Veterans

Call Safe Call Now 1-206-459-3020 or Call Serve n Protect:  Both 24/7 Crisis Line for first responders  1-615-373-8000

  • I Love a Cop & I love a Fire Fighter, by Ellen Kirschmann, Ph.D
  • Counseling Cops:  What clinicians need to know, by Ellen Kirschmann, Ph.D, Mark Kamena, & Joel Fay
  • Police Suicide: Tactics for Prevention, Dell P. Hackett and John M. Violanti, Ph.D
  • Police Suicide: Epidemic in Blue, John Violanti, Ph.D.
  • Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement, by Kevin Gilmartin, Ph.D.
  • Trauma & Recovery, by Judith Herman, M.D.
  • When someone you love sufffers from Posttraumatic Stress, by Claudia Zayfert & Jason, C. DeViva, Ph.D.
  • My Life for Your Life, by Clarke Paris
  • On Combat, The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace, by David Grossman and Loren Christensen
  • Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart by Captain Dan Willis
  • The Will to Survive, Bobby E. Smith, Ph.D.
  • I Can't Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors, by Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D.
  • The Complete Guide to Resilience by Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D.
  • In Harm's way:  Help for the wives of Military Men, Police, EMTs & Firefighters, by Aprhodite Matsakis, Ph.D