Providing post-critical incident aftercare for Ohio's Safety Service personnel.
Ohio ASSIST will host Post Critical Incident Seminars (PCIS) in Ohio and can help safety service personnel from Ohio register for PCIS events in partner states. These events are provided free of charge for safety service personnel and their families.
Ohio ASSIST will help CISM / CIRS programs already in place throughout the State and will serve as a referral resource for persons requesting CISM / CIRS services.
Incidents include, but are not limited to:
Use of deadly force | Mass casualty response | Serious injury | Serious illness or death of safety service personnel | Prolonged events of a highly stressful or dangerous nature | High-profile or emotionally charged events | Off-duty events, including death or serious injury | Illness or death of family member | Natural or man-made disaster response | Any event that overwhelms or compromises the ability to cope
For more information or assistance, please contact:
Lieutenant Nathan Dickerson
1970 W. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
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Suicide Prevention Coalition of Logan & Champaign Counties