COVID-19 Resources For First Responders
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute has compiled a list of resources from state and national organizations addressing exposure recommendations, organizational readiness and peer support for first responders.
In communities across Texas, families are facing the challenges arising from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and that creates stressors that are as unique to each individual as they are universal in their impact.
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute is committed to providing factual and reliable information regarding mental health resources during this crisis. It is critical to actively focus on your mental health as well as that of those in your care. The resources here represent a great place to start.
CDC Guidance for EMS Systems and Information for Law Enforcement including Exposure Recommendations:
CDC- Guidance for First Responder for COVID-19
The International Association of Chiefs of Police – policies for organizational readiness:
IACP- Policies for Organizational Readiness for COVID-19
The Police Foundation dashboard to help law enforcement leaders better assess and monitor the impacts COVID-19 is having on law enforcement agencies across the United States:
Police Foundation- COVID-19 Dashboard
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute’s Policing in a Pandemic Peer Support Webinar Series:
MMHPI- Policing in a Pandemic