Public safety leaders made critical decisions to seek help for their personnel on the day of the December 2, 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack. More importantly, they knew it was necessary to offer these services to all personnel involved. Drs. Nancy Bohl-Penrod and Kathleen Wellbrock discuss deployment of their command post to begin the process […]
First responders help ordinary citizens in extraordinary ways.
But who helps them?
In a recent article from the San Bernardino Sun, “For San Bernardino terror attack first responders, healing is ongoing,” officers commented on the support they received and the impact on their lives.
Some officers in this article said they appreciated the mental health services provided, on scene or through their EAP, while others said they prefer working with a Peer Support Team.