Behind the Badge: Shining a Spotlight on Police Officer Mental Health

Law enforcement can be a tough—and oftentimes distressing—career, which makes it important to acknowledge police officer mental health and its unique stigma in the police community. Though police officers have never had it easy, public unrest especially in 2020 and beyond has added new stressors to the job and taken a toll on officer morale. …

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What is Harm Reduction and How Does it Apply to Substance Use Treatment?

You may have heard the term “harm reduction” applied to substance use treatment, but what is harm reduction, and how can it help individuals on their path to recovery? In light of the current administration’s support for it—including sanitary drug paraphernalia programs—we thought it was important to give a deeper look at the harm reduction …

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