Mental Health

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Running helps Chris with his mental health whilst raising money for good causes

Chris Birkenshaw has been a police officer with West Yorkshire Police for 17 years, working in a variety of areas including neighbourhood, ...

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Police officers’ mental health focus of new Federation campaign

Mental health in policing must be treated as seriously as physical safety, the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has urged toda...

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Adventure 999 – getting people talking whilst walking

ADVENTURE 999 is a network of people who provide support, inspiration and opportunities for our Emergency Services to experience the positi...

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‘Strong evidence’ that online mindfulness training can improve your sense of wellbeing

A six-month study released today has shown that there is ‘strong evidence’ that using online mindfulness tools can help police officers...

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Thin Blue Mind film launched

To coincide with World Mental Health Day 2019 we have worked with SM Hall Productions to produce a short film.  We know policing ...

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Every Mind Matters

Public Health England has launched ‘Every Mind Matters’, the first national NHS mental health campaign. We don’t need to wait unt...

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PODCASTS – Wellbeing and Emotional Labour

We’re currently delivering a series of Wellbeing and Resilience Workshops for Line Managers which help to set out why it’s important to ...

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Police charities to establish police psychological wellbeing centre of excellence

Police Care UK and the Police Treatment Centres have today announced a strategic partnership that establishes a centre of excellence to bett...

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BLOG – Resilience and Wellbeing by Fiona Meechan

My biggest bug-bear around the concept of ‘resilience’ is that it often gets used to let others off the hook.  A colleague shared ...

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BLOG – Mental Health Awareness Week by Dr Ian Hesketh

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Over recent years we have been working tirelessly to ensure UK policing is equipped to support an...