May 22, 2020 | View as webpage
Dear CorrectionsOne Member,

“As a nation, we must fight the stigmas surrounding mental illness and empower those affected by emotional distress and their loved ones to seek care.” – President Donald. J. Trump, Proclamation on National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2020

Each May, our country commits to prioritizing mental health awareness, not only in regard to providing resources for assistance, but also to ensure the conversation about mental illness remains stigma-free. Mental Health Awareness Month serves as a reminder that if you are struggling with your mental health, you are not alone – 1 in 5 people experience some sort of mental illness at least once in their lifetime, with anxiety disorders the most common.

In today’s newsletter, we address:
  • How to stop the negative self-talk that can be a barrier to seeking care
  • How correctional leaders can recognize stress among their personnel
  • How correctional officers can support each other during times of stress.
For additional strategies to develop wellness programs and other coping techniques to mitigate the potentially dangerous effects of a career in law enforcement, download this free ebook from our sister site, PoliceOne.com. Stay safe.

Nancy Perry
Editor-in-Chief, CorrectionsOne.com

Inmate goes viral on TikTok after hosting a 'cooking show' from his cell
Jeron Combs, a convicted murderer, cooks meals on a makeshift grill he created with his metal bed and a hot plate
Fla. ICE facility sees massive spike in COVID-19 cases
Civilian watchdog to take LA sheriff to court after defying subpoena to testify about jails
Md. to test all detainees, staff at prisons and juvenile facilities
4 women accused of smuggling drugs into Fla. jail
Conn. prison staff say conditions remain unsafe at state facilities
Is Your Facility’s Disinfectant Up to the Task When It Comes to COVID-19?
Decon7 Systems provides a ready-to-use disinfectant spray that effectively neutralizes the novel coronavirus and a variety of other biological threats.
Learn more
Don't let your beliefs trap you
By Caterina Spinaris, PhD, LPC
'Feeling trapped' can increase the odds of a person having suicidal thoughts – here are some strategies to break out of that thinking
Correctional officer mental health: Surviving on the inside
By Mark Chamberlain
Correctional officer mortality studies have shown that for every officer killed in the line of duty, 10 will take their own lives
PTSD in corrections: Admitting that you have a problem
By Tier Talk
PTSD is a serious issue; it is time we take our mental health seriously
Deputy Sheriff & Lateral
Riverside, California
$59,046 - $98,881 annually.
Corrections Officer $64,179.00 - $85,662.00 Annually
Apply now.
CorrectionsOne does not send unsolicited messages. You are receiving this email because you have signed up for CorrectionsOne and subscribed to this newsletter. Click here to unsubscribe. Visit our Customer Support page to report any email problems or subscribe to our other newsletters.
  Copyright © 2020 Lexipol. 2611 Internet Blvd., Ste. 100, Frisco, TX 75034.