MENTAL WELLBEING

SOME USEFUL LINKS TO ORGANISATIONS THAT CAN OFFER PROFESSIONAL HELP AND ADVICE

OSCAR KILO

Oscar Kilo is the home of the National Police Wellbeing Service and brings assessment, learning and conversation about emergency services wellbeing into one place. Their services have been developed for policing, by policing and they are designed to meet the unique needs of officers and staff in eight key areas:

  • Leadership
  • Individual Resilience
  • Peer Support
  • Psychological Risk Management
  • Trauma and Post Incident Management
  • Wellbeing at Work
  • Wellbeing Outreach Service (The Wellbeing Vans)
  • Physical Fitness
POLICE CHARITIES UNITED KINGDOM

The Police Charities UK website acts as a single access point to find dedicated police charities within the United Kingdom. There are many charities across the UK set up to help improve the lives of those working within the emergency services. They do this by providing direct support to staff and their families, conducting research and lobbying government to effect change.

POLICE TREATMENT CENTRES

POLICE TREATMENT CENTRES

The Police Treatment Centres is a registered charity which provides treatment and support, including intensive, police-specific, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, for serving injured and ill police officers and retired officers. The Charity provides two Treatment Centres: St Andrews, in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, and Castlebrae in Auchterarder, Perthshire. The Charity also offers a remote Physiotherapy service. Almost 4000 Serving and Retired Officers attend the Treatment Centres each year and most receive intensive physiotherapy. Others seek support with stress-related conditions or anxiety and depression as part of our Psychological Wellbeing Programme.

FLINT HOUSE

FLINT HOUSE – POLICE REHABILITATION CENTRE

The Flint House mission is to provide the highest standards of individually planned, rehabilitation services, for both mental and physical health, to warranted serving Police Officers, retired Police Officers, Special Constables, PCSOs, DDO’s MOD, BTP,and CNC Officers.

The Police Rehabilitation Centre, Flint House based in South Oxfordshire is a charity supported principally by the donations of those who use the service.

POLICE CARE UK

POLICE CARE UK

Police Care UK is a National Charity that supports both serving and retired Police Officers and Staff who have suffered physical and psychological harm, helping them recover and rebuild their lives.
Policing has a lasting impact on the physical and psychological welfare of police officers and staff, volunteers, and their families. This can affect them both during and after their service.

OUR BLUE LIGHT

OUR BLUE LIGHT

Supporting Emergency & Essential workers with their mental health & wellbeing. To promote the physical and mental well-being of persons working for the emergency and essential services and their families across the United Kingdom by the provision of information, advice and guidance so that they are better able to manage the stress they encounter.

MIND

MIND

MIND provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness, and promote understanding. They want to ensure that everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

CALL 4 BACKUP

CALL 4 BACKUP

Call 4 Backup is a charity run by police – for police, which provides support, advice and direction on all manner of issues affecting the day to day lives of police officers, staff and volunteers. They have lots of different opportunities to volunteer or fundraise if you want to help and provide support to those who work in the Police service.

CONTACT THE PROGRAMME MANAGER

Katherine Willoughby, 1TeamActive Programme Manager – My passion for sport runs deep in my veins and I hold a total belief in the value of sport as an individual and within society as a whole. Throughout my Police Service I have been involved in Police sport either as a participant or as an organiser and still am. When I retired in 2018, joining TeamPolice gave me an opportunity to continue my passion and strive to find new innovative ways to develop sport and wellbeing opportunities for my colleagues.

Email 1teamactive@teampolice.uk

JOIN THE SPORT ENGLAND MOVEMENT

 Join the Movement, a National Lottery-funded campaign helping us all find ways to get active as we deal with coronavirus restrictions.

We’re all about simple, fun and free ways to get active, both indoors and outdoors, that you can enjoy safely.

sportengland.org/jointhemovement

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