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First Responders

In this section we provide resources for Police, Fire Service, Paramedics and other emergency service workers.


Police and Mental Health

Tools and Resources


Police and Mental Health

This police and mental health good practice guide has been launched by the charities Mind and Victim Support. Endorsed by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and the Police Federation, is aimed at frontline officers and gives practical advice on supporting people with mental health problems. See more here.

Police Support and Mental Health Guide

Mental Health Cop

Through his blog, twitter and facebook, Mental Health Cop (a serving 24/7 police inspector) writes in a personal capacity on policing & mental health.



Tools and Resources

eLearning Modules: An Introduction to Mental Health

Young people from the Youthspace Youth Board worked with mental health clinicians to develop 3 interactive and engaging modules:

  1. Bridge the Gap - Raising awareness of youth mental health
  2. Remove the Barriers - Engaging young people
  3. Assessment - Building confidence with the youth approach

These learning tools can be helpful for those working in mental health or with young people, young people themselves and anyone interested in learning more about mental health. Take a look by clicking here: eLearning Modules