Correctional Officers

What will my success look like?

  • Improved sense of purpose within your team
  • Open communication/dialogue throughout your entire organization
  • Healthier culture reinforced by a sense of trust and support among members at every level, from front line workers to staff members and administration

Correctional supervisors have the best of intentions when it comes to supporting those they oversee, but aren’t sure where to begin implementing a workplace wellness program or if their current efforts are doing the job.

PeerConnect provides officers with a secure place to request contact from a Peer Support worker, and allows wellness coordinators to ensure the needs of their members are managed and cared for.

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PTSD

Almost one-fifth of Corrections Officers report severe enough symptoms to be diagnosed as PTSD, which is at par with military veterans that participated in a war.

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affecting home life

47% reported that their exposure to critical incidents had indirectly affected their families

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work injuries

Correction Officers have reported being exposed to high levels of violence in the workplace. Of the 61% to have an injury at work, 43% had a serious injury and required a least a week off.

Proactive Peer Management Tool

Evidence Based Self-Assessment Tools

Custom iOS and Android app

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Collaborative Resource Sharing

MeasureS: Live, Monthly, Quarterly

Commit to Connect

Email us at info@firstresponsemh.com and one of our team contact you within 24 hours.

What leaders are saying

We’ve been searching for a program that would help us more easily connect our firefighters to their peer support teams, both internally and across our partner agencies. There is nothing we have found that provides the features and value that PeerConnect offers, and we are excited about the possibilities this app has opened for us in offering more support to our membership and communities.

Kristen Weppler
Peer Support and Wellness Coordinator
Ontario-based Fire Service

PeerConnect is the only program I have seen that will increase access to care and reduce the time and resources spent coordinating our Peer Support teams.

Dr. Heather Rose-Carlson

Clinical Psychologist
Police Department Peer Support Director

As a clinical researcher and trainer in the mental health space, I appreciate the importance and sustainability of First Response Mental Health's program. Organizations who use the system and participate in the training will see an increase in helpful interactions and communication among their team members, leading to healthier and more supportive workplaces.

Jo-Ann Vis
Professor of Social Work
Lakehead University

First Response Mental Health has developed a revolutionary solution to helping improve employee mental health. Any organization with more than a handful of people should consider PeerConnect for improving company culture.

Brian Dunn Phd.
Oxford University

PeerConnect not only helps our school system, but our entire community of family members and support staff. We’re excited to be implementing this product at Matawa.

Brad Battiston
Matawa First Nations Learning Centre

PeerConnect not only helps our school system, but our entire community of family members and support staff. We’re excited to be implementing this product at Matawa.

Brad Battiston
Matawa First Nations Learning Centre

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Canada
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