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- David Baldwin's Trauma Pages
- Gift From Within
- Concerns of Police Survivors
- American Psychological Association
- Violence Against Women Office
- Aging Parents and Elder Care
- Badge of Life
- My Dad is My Hero
Common Sense about Kids and Guns is a nonpartisan, public education organization dedicated to reducing gun deaths and injuries to children and teens by promoting common sense safety measures and personal and community responsibility for preventing unsupervised access to guns.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Narcotics Anonymous
- American Psychological Society
- Mental Health Net
- National Network for Family Resiliency
- Police World
- Parent Soup College Message Board
- Law Enforcement Stress Line
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- Wives Behind the Badge
- Police Web Sites:
(both of these sites are huge with links to hundreds of police related sites, including those of interest to families)
Beside the Badge: Editor Lisa Clark
P. O. Box 304
Tecumseh, MI 49286-0304
$12 per year
Spouses of Police Officers: Editor Sue Woods
Magnolia, Tx. 77353
$12 per year
Wade, Lauren B. (2011). My Dad is My Hero. Perfect Publishing.
Artwhol, A. & Christensen, L. (1997). Paladin Enterprises, Boulder, Colorado.
Davis, M. McKay, M. & Eshelman, E. (1982). The relaxation and stress reduction workbook. Oakland, Ca. New Harbinger.
Friedman, Rabbi Cary A. (2005). Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement. Available at http://www.spiritualsurvivalbook.com/
Gross-Farina, S. Counseling: The ins and outs, a guide for law enforcement officers. Available from the author at 1401 Brickell Avenue, Suite 900, Miami, Fl. 33131-3504. 305.530.1401. $1.75 per copy.
Kates, Allen. (1999) CopShock: Surviving Post Traumatic Stress. Holbrook Street Press, Tucson, Arizona. (Contains an enormous list of support sources for PTSD and other mental health concerns).
Kirschman, E. (1997), "I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know". Guilford Publishing, New York. 1.800. 365.7006.
Lerner, H. (1985). The dance of anger. New York: Harper & Row.
Lerner, H. (1989). The dance of intimacy. New York: Harper & Row.
McKay, M., Davis, M & Fanning, P. (1983). Messages: The Communication Skills Book New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, Ca.
Mills, J. (1982). Coping with stress. New York, Wiley.
Quindlen, Anna (1998), "Black and Blue" Random House, a realistic novel about an abused police wife.
Visher, J. & Visher, E. (1982). Learning to Step Together. Step Family Association of America, Palo Alto, Ca.
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