Mindfulness has been gaining steam as an element of US police training in recent years, and is being introduced in departments including Seattle, Washington and Madison, Wisconsin. Research shows that because of the violence, pressure, and demands of the job, police officers have some of the highest levels of stress among all occupations.
July 24, 2017
Minority Mental Health Month Mental illness does not discriminate. It affects millions across the United States regardless of race, sexuality, or upbringing – impacting every aspect of their lives. But still, 80% of African Americans and Hispanics suffering from some... Read more
July 21, 2017
Every year about 650,000 of those prisoners are released back into the world. We know that most of them will be unemployed a year later, and that two-thirds of them will be rearrested within three years. We have a corrections... Read more
July 19, 2017
There is nothing about punishment that changes the underlying conditions, disorders and deficits that the majority of criminal offenders bring into the justice system. What we have accomplished is a nearly perfect recidivism machine, placing all of us at the... Read more