International learning

At Oscar Kilo, we are lucky to very strong relationships with people from around the world who are passionate and committed to first responder wellbeing – we’ll share what we learn from our international community here.

Fortem Australia launches “Moral Challenges: Vocational Wellbeing among first responders”

Fortem Australia is not-for-profit organisation that supports the mental fitness and wellbeing of first responders and their families acros...

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Police Resilience Symposium – round up

The first ever Police Resilience Symposium was held at the end of September 2020, co-hosted by the NYPD’s Health and Wellness Section alo...

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Watch our International Webinar

We would like to thank everyone who helped to make our International Webinar a success especially We Need Social and TechUK. A special ...

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BLOG: Backup Buddy Police Mental Health App

This Blog has been submitted by Sergeant Garry Botterill from the Wellbeing Team at Sussex Police. Garry was one of the key speakers at our...

Resilience goes hand-in-hand with self-compassion

Jeff Thompson, Ph.D. has been studying how self-compassion is necessary for our resilience, his blog 'Resilience goes hand in hand with thi...

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COVID-19 and the impact on police services

Katy Kamkar, Clinical Psychologist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatr...

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Policing through a pandemic: the impact of technology on wellbeing

Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, police staff in the UK and around the world have had to adapt the way they work. Sometimes, tech...

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Research paper: ‘Workplace mental health training for managers and its effect on sick leave in employees: a cluster randomised controlled trial’

A paper entitled ‘Workplace mental health training for managers and its effect on sick leave in employees: a cluster randomised controlled...