Wellness Point of View

John Pizzuro’s Full April Story

                                               Our mind is incredibly complex yet very simple. What we think about and focus on manifests itself in many ways. Where ones’ focus goes is where their feelings and emotions follow. This…

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Jerry Barker’s Full February Story

I am very thankful for the opportunity every day to supervise the best employees on the face of this earth!   Jerry Barker – Arizona ICAC Commander   I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe holiday season! We are beginning 2018 with some great training and information for everyone to take advantage of. One of…

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Carol Brusca’s Full December Story

When it comes to the holiday season, it can be very difficult to stay present and in the moment, as opposed to focusing on the “should”, “need tos”, “must do”. Although it is typically our intention to stay present, it can be hard when we feel pulled in many different directions. When this occurs, we…

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Michael Sullivan’s Full Story

Thankful for my time in ICAC… Looking back at my time in ICAC I am thankful for having been associated with such a remarkable program. I was honored to work with some of the most dedicated and self-motivated individuals in law enforcement.  The group included sworn and civilian working as investigators, forensic examiners, prosecutors and…

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November Message From Our CEO

The Science of Gratitude Especially during this time of year, the topics of gratitude and thankfulness are often discussed. When my family hosts Thanksgiving dinner, one of the things we do is ask each of our guests to share what they are most thankful for over the past year.  This is not an uncommon practice;…

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October Message From Our CEO

Mindfulness Based Holiday Planning I’ve no idea if anyone else experiences this, but I get a bit peeved when I walk into a store looking for Halloween decorations and am greeted with rows of Christmas decorations.  I am sure I am not the only person who wants to scream “WE HAVEN’T EVEN MADE IT THROUGH…

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Shame, Perception, & Vulnerability: Full Story

When I think about the incredibly complex and important topic of suicide prevention, three things immediately come to mind; shame, perception and vulnerability.  Time for some truth-telling on my part, I have struggled with all three many, many times. I do not pretend to know the suffering and situational stressors that have played a role…

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Jean McAllister’s Full Story

SHIFT Wellness Program Teaches Skills and Information that Can Assist with Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement According to the National Study of Police Suicides1 and the FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed in Action Study2 (LEOKA) almost as many law enforcement officers died from suicide in 2016, 108 officers, as those who died from felonious assaults…

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