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Welcome to The 911 Wellness Resource

THANKS FOR VISITING!  This site was developed by the 911 Wellness Foundation (911WF) which operated between 2011 through February 3, 2017.  Our board of directors was grateful to play a integral role in boosting awareness of the psychological risks facing 911 … Continue reading

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_________________________________________________________________ INTRODUCTION TO 911 WELLNESS FOUNDATION We are the 911 industry’s only organization exclusively devoted to fostering optimal well-being and peak performance of the Very First Responder. On behalf of the 911WF Board of Trustees, I’m grateful that you’ve taken … Continue reading

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NATIONAL (PUBLIC SAFETY) TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK

As we celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators  my mind goes to the incredible psychological load that all our 911 professionals bear daily to deliver the 24/7/365 service upon which their field responders and we as citizens  have come to rely. … Continue reading

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The Key to Success (“Sine Qua Non”) for NG911

I don’t speak Latin and you probably don’t either. But the term Sine qua non outstrips English in getting a critical point across. (Definition coming soon, but first a little historical context.) The industrial revolution in America exceeded our wildest … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS for Very First Responders: the Gift of Resilience

So how do you really feel about Christmas this year? Some folks just can’t get enough of the Christmas music; they marvel at the decorations adorning downtown areas and neighbhorhoods aglow. They are able to connect with child-like delight as … Continue reading

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MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR…

To all the 911 Family and in behalf of the 911 Wellness Foundation (911WF) Board of Directors I offer thanks for our nation’s 911 professionals. As part of my Thanksgiving I reflected back on the many times my extended family … Continue reading

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Let’s Honor State Trooper Butterfield and Lend Support to all Emergency Responders Who Need to Grieve

Reposted from 9.11.13 Yesterday, September 10, State Trooper Paul Butterfield died in the line of duty. Officer Butterfield of Oceana County, MI was shot during a traffic stop. Such a tragic loss of a young man serving his community reverberates … Continue reading

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