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Preventing Suicide Among Officers

Learn about resources available from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and BJA's VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Initiative partners related to the prevention of suicide among law enforcement officers:


Surge Resources

  • Icebreakers: This infographic was designed to not only help you identify fellow officers who may be in crisis, but also to give you a starting point to break the ice in starting the conversation to get them help.
  • Got a Minute? / While We Have You...: This poster series aims to provide resources on mental wellness issues such as depression, post-traumatic stress, substance abuse, etc.

Visit the VALOR Initiative's program's websites for additional resources.

Additional Resources

Date Modified: September 1, 2022
Date Created: November 5, 2020