Youturn Health can reduce the impacts of occupational risks and trauma, and give First Responders someone to call when they need a hero of their own.
Our program can find and engage First Responders that are suffering from behavioral health disorders, and might otherwise fall through the cracks. We provide the right level of support for individuals grappling with stress, anxiety, depression, or suicidal ideation, wherever they are in their journey.
First responders have demanding jobs that can often spill over into the family, so effective communication is particularly crucial.View
Ernie Stevens speaks about his experience as a founding member of the San Antonio Police Department's Mental Health Unit and what he's learned about training officers to respond to mental illness calls.View
Retired Deputy Sheriff Stephen Balzano painstakingly details the day he lost one of his "brothers in blue," and acknowledges the lasting effects of that trauma on many of his friends on the force. Stephen explains how difficult it is for police officers, or any First Responders, to ask for help and says it needs to be a safe place outside of the system where they can get help.View
Former police officer Sheila Goode discusses the need for support for first responder mental health, what it's like behind the scenes , and what would really help first responders get the mental health support they deserve.View