Helpful Links and Resources

Resources for Public Safety Personnel and Law Enforcement

Safe Call Now
Confidential crisis line and resources for public safety personnel:
(206) 459-3020

Books for Law Enforcement Professionals:

Artwohl, A., & Christensen, L. W. (1997). Deadly Force Encounters: What Cops Need to Knowto Mentally And Physically Prepare for and Survive a Gunfight. Boulder, CO: Paladin Press.


Gilmartin, K. M. (2002). Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement. Tuscon, AZ: E-S Press.


Grossman, D. A. (1996). On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War andSociety. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company.


Friedman, C. A. (2005). Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement. Linden, NJ: Compass Books.


Willis, D. (2014). Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart

For Dispatchers:

Burau, C. (2007) Answering 911: Life in the Hot Seat. Borealis Books.

Additional websites:

Books/Websites for Family Members

Kirschman, E. (1997). I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Kirschman, E. (2004). I Love a Firefighter: What the Family Needs to Know. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

General Mental Health Information

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:

National Institute of Mental Health:

About Depression:

About Anxiety:

National Center For Posttraumatic Stress Disorders:

Website about sleep:

Free counseling to returning veterans and their families:

Weitman Psychological Services, P.C